Business Services & Wholesale /
OptiGroup
(former Papyrus)

2020 turnover

EUR 1bn

No. of employees

~1,541

Acquisition date

April 2008

Fund

Fund II

OptiGroup is a leading European business-to-business distributor of business essentials. OptiGroup provide solutions for facility management companies, the printing and creative sector, the industrial packaging and safety sectors and the retail and reseller and foodservice sectors. OptiGroup companies support more than 90,000 customers in 19 countries across Europe.

The company operates across the three business areas “Facility, Safety & Food Service”, “Packaging” and “Paper & Business supplies” and offers a one-stop-shop solution built on being an integrated sourcing partner. OptiGroup services and digital solutions supports its´s customers to achieve lower-costs, supply reliability and state-of-the art ESG compliance and differentiation.

Why we believe in OptiGroup:

  • OptiGroup is the market leader in its sectors with efficient logistics and customer service models as well as a strong purchasing platform
  • OptiGroup has several organic growth opportunities by taking market share and broadening it’s offering across existing geographies.
  • OptiGroup has the opportunity to consolidate its fragmented markets and has a strong track record of M&A
  • OptiGroup is well positioned to develop a strong e-commerce offering

Team

Søren Gaardboe

CEO

Investment Advisory Team

Bengt Maunsbach

Gabriel Sjöström

Johan Reiersen