M&A Deal Summary

Axcel Acquires Edda Group

On November 26, 2020, private equity firm Axcel acquired staffing company Edda Group

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Axcel’s 1st transaction in the Staffing sector.
  • This is Axcel’s 37th transaction in Denmark.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2020-11-26
Target Edda Group
Sector Staffing
Buyer(s) Axcel
Deal Type Consolidation

Target

Edda Group

Denmark
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Edda Group is a temporary staffing group with a clear edge within digital based on its proprietary developed IT system.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Axcel

Copenhagen, Denmark

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1994
PE ASSETS 2.0B EUR
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Axcel Management AS is a private equity firm focused on mid-market buyouts in Denmark and Sweden. Axcel primarily seeks companies with a strong Danish or Swedish base and international potential. The Firm looks to invest in companies with revenues of DKK 250 million (€ 35 million) to DKK 4 billion (€ 535 million). Axcel prefers majority positions. Axcel Management A/S was formed in 1994. The Firm is based in Copenhagen with an additional office in Stockholm.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 53 of 62
Sector (Staffing) 1 of 1
Type (Consolidation) 3 of 3
Country (Denmark) 37 of 44
Year (2020) 4 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-10-16 Currentum

Sweden

Currentum is a major player in the Swedish technical installation market and has been created through the combination of Ventab, Ventilationsprojekt, Installationsbolaget VS, and Sprinkler.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-06-17 VetGruppen

Birkerod, Denmark

VetGruppen is an operator of local animal clinics and hospitals that work together to ensure the best conditions for animal health. We consist of a large group of veterinarians and veterinary nurses, each with their own specialty, which is your guarantee of competent and professional care, whether it is vaccination of a dog, a health examination of a cat, or a trade examination of a horse. VetGruppen was founded in 2012 and is based in Birkerod, Denmark.

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