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Announcements

New Managing Partner in Saga Corporate Finance

Saga Corporate Finance made management changes when Priscilla Law succeeded Torbjørn Gladsø and took over the role of Managing Partner in January 2021. Priscilla Law has worked in the company since 2018 and has more than 14 years of experience in corporate finance.

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Is it time to sell your business?

Growth ambitions, changes in the competitive landscape, a generational shift, or just a desire to realize values; There are many reasons to sell a business, but some common features often arise.

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How to sell a company

Selling a business is unknown territory for most people, and many feel uncertain about how to proceed with the process. As with everything else, you can come a long way with good preparations.

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What is the value of your company?

Typically, the most critical factor in a transaction is the purchase price. But how do you determine the value of your company, and what is it worth?

Transactions

Saga advised the Lauritzen family on the sale of 50% of the shares in Nor Tekstil

Saga Corporate Finance has assisted the Lauritzen family in its sale of 50% of the shares in Optivask AS, the holding company of Nor Tekstil, to Leo AS.

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Saga Corporate Finance acted as advisor to the shareholders of Libra-Plast on the to Lagercrantz Group

Saga Corporate Finance has assisted the shareholders of Libra-Plast AS in the sale of 75% of the shares to the listed Lagercrantz Group AB. Together with the founders, family Lillebø and the management team, remaining as shareholders of 25%, the business will continue its growth path both in Norway and internationally.

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Ørn Software acquires the Tromsø-based software company Facilit.

Facilit is a developer and provider of facility management software and has a strong foothold in the public sector. Stein-Are Engstad, CEO of Facilit states: “We are thrilled to now become a part of Ørn Software, which we consider an ambitious and innovative company”. The acquisition gives Ørn Software a 39% share of the Norwegian […]

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Arctic Bioscience’s shares has been admitted to trading on Euronext Growth.

Arctic Bioscience is a Norwegian biotechnology company focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing premium ingredients extracted from herring roe. The Company raised NOK 300 million through an offering of new shares. In addition, there was an over-allotment (greenshoe option) bringing total proceeds raised in the offering to NOK 345 million. The private placement attracted strong […]

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Saga Corporate Finance advised the owners of NWP in the merger with FiiZK

Saga Corporate Finance advised the owners of NWP in the merger with FiiZK. NWP is a significant producer of industrial seams for aquaculture, agriculture and the construction and other industry sectors. The merger between NWP and FiiZK provides increased flexibility and expertise between its factories. As a result, their partners will benefit from increased production […]

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Saga advised Estate Media in the sale to Bonnier Group

Swedish media company Fastighetsnytt, owned by the Bonnier Group, has acquired Estate Media, a leading Norwegian-based media company focused on the commercial real estate market. Saga advised the owners of Estate Media in the transaction. Fastighetsnytt is Sweden’s leading media and conference company within the real estate and construction sector. The acquisition of Norwegian Estate […]

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Saga advised Friele Foods AS in connection with the sale to W. Giertsen AS

Friele Foods AS, the distributor of Norwegian and international brand products to the Norwegian food retail industry, are sold to the Bergen-based industrial investment company W. Giertsen AS. Saga Corporate Finance acted as the sole financial advisor for the sellers.

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Profier AS has acquired Rolf Olsen Hegrenes AS

Profier AS has acquired Rolf Olsen Hegrenes AS, the owner of the industrial area on Hegreneset in Bergen. Hegreneset is one of the most attractive development plots in Bergen. Profier is planning to develop between 600 and 800 residential units on the plot. Saga Corporate Finance has, together with Akershus Eiendom, advised the Sellers in […]

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Saga relocates to new offices at Tjuvholmen

Saga Corporate Finance relocates to new offices at Tjuvholmen. Come visit us at Tjuvholmen Allé 3, 9th floor.

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Rustibus Worldwide acquired by Lifco AB

Lifco AB has signed an agreement to acquire the majority of Norwegian Rustibus Worldwide AS. The company is a leading provider of surface preparation tools and safety equipment for customers in the marine industry. Saga Corporate Finance advised the Sellers in the transaction. Press Release (pdf)

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Mill International sold to Credo Partners

Credo Partners have signed an agreement to acquire Mill International AS (Mill). Mill is a Norwegian provider of wall hanging- and portable electrical space heaters. Through its long experience and unique designs, the Company has rapidly positioned itself as the leading player in the electrical space heater market in the Nordics. Saga Corporate Finance advised […]

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Mørenot sold to FSN Capital

FSN Capital V has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Mørenot Holding AS, a world leading supplier of equipment and services to the world’s fishery- and aquaculture industries as well as marine seismic. Mørenot is a Norway based, global leader in the fast-growing market for equipment and services to the fishery and […]

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Acquisition of Fabricom from ENGIE

Norwegian investors acquire the former Belgian-owned company Fabricom located at Forus in Stavanger. Fabricom is an oil service company that supplies engineering services, project management and has mechanical production. The deal closed on 22nd of February 2018. Saga Corporate Finance has together with its French partners, Financiere de Courcelles, advised the buyers in the transaction. […]

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Norvestor acquires Sperre Compressors

Norvestor have signed an agreement to acquire Sperre Compressors from family owned Sperre Mek. Verksted AS. Sperre is a world leading supplier of starting-air compressor systems for the offshore- and commercial marine markets. The Company, owned by third generation Sperre family, has a long-standing history in the global maritime industry with roots back to 1938. […]

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Stokke Industri acquires 38.6% of Jets AS

Stokke Industri AS has agreed to acquire 38.6% of the outstanding shares in Jets AS. The sellers are Marin Eiendom and Ranveig Antonia, Trude and Mathias H. Gjerde. The transaction is pending due diligence and is planned to be accomplished within January 2018. Saga Corporate Finance has been advisor for the Sellers in the sale […]

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Sale of minority stake in Sector Alarm to Isanor Invest

Saga Corporate Finance advised a group of shareholders in the sale of a minority stake to Isanor Invest. Sector Alarm, established in 1995, is one of Europe’s largest provider of alarm systems and security solutions for both residential homes and businesses. Sector has more than 450.000 customers, 1.500 employees globally, and has an annual turnover […]

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Trysilhusgruppen sells a minority stake to Awilhelmsen Capital Holdings

Trysilhusgruppen has agreed to sell 20% of the company to Awilhelmsen Capital Holdings. Saga Corporate Finance advised the owners of Trysilhusgruppen in the transaction. Trysilhus is one of Norway’s largest residential developers, and has since 1993 delivered more than 2500 residential units to customers located in the eastern part of Norway. Through the sale of a minority […]

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Media Netwerk sold to NEP Group Inc.

Saga Corporate Finance advised the minority shareholders of Media Netwerk in the sale to the parent company NEP Group Inc. Media Netwerk is a leading supplier of advanced services to the Norwegian media industry. The company will after the transaction be fully integrated in the NEP Group and become an important part of the group’s […]

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Lindorff acquires Cross Factor S.p.A

Saga Corporate Finance acted as financial advisor to Lindorff Group in the acquisition of Cross Factor S.p.A Lindorff is the leading full-service European credit management service provider, offering servcies within debt collection and debt purchase as well as payment and invoicing services. With the acquisition of Cross Factor Lindorff secures a solid platform for further […]