Investing in your personal health
The spring and summer seasons have proved strong for the sports retail markets following Covid-19. Whilst working from home, we have been able to invest more in home exercise equipment and actively gear up in sports such as golf and bicycling. XXL has seen solid growth across its categories.
Dressed for success
“We were born on Facebook with just a few hundred customers. Today our social media following is over 500 000 people. Without Facebook we would still have been stuck in my father’s garage – where it all started” says Pernilla Nyrensten, founder and CEO of RevolutionRace.
What is the secret sauce of Altor? A company with a number of resembling traits among our team members – but also contradictions and diversity of thought. Something we believe is quite unique and distinctive. See our film here!
As part of the Rossignol investment, the premium knit-wear producer Dale of Norway, was added to the Group. One successful move was to bring production of Rossignol’s sweaters from China to the quaint village of Dale, nestled between steep mountains, waterfalls and fjords on the west coast of Norway.
Fishing for talent at Harvard
Today there is truly a war for talent. Altor has been successful at attracting two investment team members outside its traditional locations – from one of the most prestigious spots in the world: Harvard University.
Say hi to our new colleagues
During the beginning of 2020, Altor has been able to attract a quartet of new employees: Isabella Eichler, Johan Reiersen, Cornelia Jebsen Anker and Kristian Sandaker. Isabella is based out of our Zürich-office while Johan, Cornelia and Kristian are based in Oslo.
Meet our tech sector team
With investments in companies such as Meltwater and Iyuno Media Group, Altor is creating a bigger presence in the Tech Sector. In order to better bridge experiences in between companies in this field, Altor has developed a team internally which is being supported by a Board of seasoned outside experts.
THE GOAL: SUSTAINABLE
Altor’s new Head of ESG, Stephanie Hubold, joins with a clear mission. “Environmental, social, and governance topics are too often looked at from a pure compliance and risk angle.” she explains. “Actually, high ESG performance can be an important driver of financial value creation.”
News / 2020.06.29
Altor acquires a minority stake in renewables developer OX2
Altor Fund V (“Altor”) has signed an agreement to acquire a 30% stake in OX2 AB (“OX2”) and to enter a partnership with Peas Industries AB (“Peas Industries”). Altor will support the company on its continued growth journey and to continue lead the shift to renewable energy in Europe. The founders through Peas Industries will…
Altor’s new pri-report
Altor Funds are signatories of PRI, The Principles for Responsible Investment, and are committed to PRI’s Six Principles. Altor has just provided the fifth annual report to PRI. The outcome of historical reports is available on this site, along with the Altor Investment and Ownership Policy. In the report, we summarize our RI & ESG approach from the investment phase throughout the ownership and exit phase.
LRF Konsult is now Ludvig & CO
Altor acquired a majority stake in LRF Konsult in 2018, the company is the largest accounting and consulting firm in Sweden, with 75 000 customers and 130 local offices across Sweden. To celebrate its heritage and founder, the company has now taken the name Ludvig & Co.