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Committing to the 1,5 degree target

Altor joins 11 Private Equity firms worldwide in committing to science-based targets to cut emissions in line with the Paris Agreement.

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Nine new stars join Altor

The quality of our work is dependent on our ability to attract and retain exceptional talent in our firm. We are so happy to be able to announce that we have nine new stars who will help take to us to the next level. 

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Going Global Together

Totême, founded by Elin Kling and Karl Lindman, is a fast-growing fashion label in the modern luxury universe. We are honored to be partnering with them on the continued international growth journey.

Environmental standards at Altor

We are into building better businesses. That is why our environmental standards go well beyond current rules and regulations. ”We want to invest and govern with impact, focused on creating a positive delta with regards to economic, social, and environmental capital.” says Stephanie Hubold Head of ESG at Altor. “With our new Responsible Investment and…

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A bubbling beauty

Altor has acquired a majority stake in the fast-growing Swedish home appliances brand Aarke – best known for their premium home carbonation machines with a sleek, minimalistic Scandinavian industrial design.

A new network of design

Altor has invested in Photowall and String Furniture, to build the start of Network of Design (NOD), a network of design companies with strong brands. NOD, which will be led by Therese Hillman, will gather companies well positioned for the ongoing shift to online sales in the consumer industry and support in their international growth journeys.

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Promotions worth celebrating

It is time to celebrate some of our astonishing colleagues at Altor. All of the promotions are a testament to our value of growing people from within.

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Technology supporting the bond market

Nordic Trustee helps participants in the Nordic bond market transform complex to easy through innovation and technology. The close relationships with clients, enables new innovative ideas for services and solutions to come up.

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Ving is making waves

The toughest year for the travel industry is coming to an end and Ving is facing that by increasing its focus on personal travel experiences and investing in a new brand identity.

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Welcome Niklas & Zacharias

The quality of our work is dependent on our ability to attract and retain exceptional talent in our firm. Most recently, we have been able to attract two new hires as Associates in Niklas Mattsson and Zacharias Wulff.

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So much more than a meal

O’Learys is investing heavily in taking the combination of food, sports, music and social games – to the next level. Read more about their Entertainment Concept.

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A recommended offer to the shareholders

For more information about the offer, please visit www.enduring-value.com

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A safer way to a sunny spot

Covid-19 shut down the travel industry for months. But hospitality, safety and the promise of new experiences and creating new memories will bring it back.

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Promotions at Altor

Growing and developing our talent has always been a number one priority. This year we have promoted a number of our great colleagues.

Winds of Change

The goal is simple, a 100% sustainable planet. No more, no less. But, even if the business itself is about sustainability, how do you build a truly sustainable company?

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.

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GETTING TO
KNOW ALTOR

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!

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THE GOAL: SUSTAINABLE
VALUE CREATION

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.”

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The flip side of a crisis

In times of crisis, new behaviors are taking shape. In 2002 at the SARS-virus outbreak millions of people, afraid to go outside, went shopping online. Alibaba, just three years old at the time, soared. Covid-19 will create similar necessary digital transformations. And here, Curamando, Altor’s recent investment, will play an important role.

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The incredible
move

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.

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Say Hi to our new Partners!

Promoting the next generation of leaders is essential at Altor. We have a long-standing tradition of growing talent from within and with our broad spectrum of companies and opportunities, personal growth is at the heart of what we do and believe in.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Giga growth for Benelux pioneer

In 2016, Altor entered into a partnership with the founder of Infotheek. Infotheek offers new, end of life and refurbished IT hardware as well as software and related services to corporations, public organizations and IT resellers. This investment was done at the back-end of Altor’s successful ten-year ownership of Dustin – the leading online IT reseller in the Nordics.

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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.