Nordic M&A News
February 16, 2018

- Denmark -

A.P. Moller Maersk invests in small start-ups (Borsen)

A.P. Moller Maersk invests millions in small start-ups with new ideas and technology to support their core business, this new unit is called Growth Unit. CEO of A.P. Moller Maersk, Søren Skou says “It is not an investment company that aims to generate returns. The essential thing is to utilise the technologies to support our core business”.

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ATP discontinues all venture funds (Borsen)

ATP Private Equity Partners, ATP’s business for investment in equity funds, discontinues all future investments in venture funds. According to Torben Vangstrup, leading partner in ATP Private Equity Partners, the closure will take place after reviewing the business’s success in the area and the increase in requirements for environmental considerations, social conditions and corporate governance.

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Danish Crown Invests DKK 400M in China (Borsen)

Danish Crown invests DKK 400M in a new processing factory in Pinghu just outside Shanghai. The goal is to get a part of the growing online food retailing as well as the physical grocery stores in Shanhai. The Factory will annually produces 14,000 tonnes of processed products.

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- Sweden-

No news to report

- Norway-

No news to report


Prepared by Oliver Jacobsen