• 2017 turnover EUR 36m
  • No. of employees ~400
  • Acquisition date May 2018

Gnist Barnehager

Gnist is a private Norwegian preschool chain with a unique concept and a systematic approach to operations, supported by good practices. This ensures high and consistent quality in all Gnist preschools, with a focus on the child’s individual needs and close cooperation with highly satisfied parents.

Why we believe in Gnist Barnehager:

  • Gnist Barnehager has a systematic approach to quality assurance, providing a good platform for growth
  • Non-cyclical and growing market
  • Fragmented market with opportunities for consolidation driven by increased regulatory requirements


  • Bjørn Grønmyr CEO

Investment Advisory Team

  • Maria Tallaksen
  • Andreas Hall
  • Tor Herman Smedsrud