Ferd Capital has three investment mandates: Private Companies, Listed Companies, and Special Investments. These mandates give the business area significant flexibility in terms of the type of investments it can make. In both the privately owned and listed companies in which we have a significant ownership interest, we are a long-term and active investor that acts on the basis of Ferd’s value platform and competitive advantages.
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Simployer makes it easy to be a good employer
An ecosystem of digital products and services that make life easier and better for employers and employees: this is what Simployer offers to small and medium-sized businesses. Its offering is kept up-to-date and is particularly valuable to customers that are now encountering entirely new challenges as a result of the pandemic.
Ferd invests in Simployer, the Nordic region’s leading company in HR
Just before Christmas last year, Ferd Capital became the majority shareholder in Simployer (formerly Infotjenester), the Nordic region’s leading company for HR expertise and technology-based HR systems. These are high-growth areas that the coronavirus pandemic has made even more critical.
New man in pole position at Brav
With the pandemic and times that are nothing like anything we have previously experienced, much has changed since Espen Falck Engelstad took over as the CEO of Brav at the start of last month. Ferd Magazine visited him after he had only been in the role for a few days. The thoughts he shared with the magazine are nonetheless still relevant - once things return to something approaching normality.
Ferd sells 6.5 million shares in Scatec Solar
Ferd AS ("Ferd") today sold 6.5 million shares in Scatec Solar ASA ("Scatec Solar"), a leading integrated independent solar power producer. During Ferds ownership period, Scatec and partners have invested more than 20 billion NOK in renewable projects in emerging markets in Eastern Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia and South-America, and more than tripled MW in operation, under construction and backlog.
Aibel to build new Sverdrup plant
Equinor has awarded Aibel the contract to build phase 2 of the onshore power plant at Haugsneset east of Kårstø. The phase 2 development will contribute to secure the power supply from land to the further development of Johan Sverdrup, and also contribute to establishing the area solution for power from shore to the remaining fields on the Utsira formation (Edvard Grieg, Ivar Aasen and Gina Krog).