ScandiNova is mainly owned by the investment company Bure Equity AB (27,8%) and two venture capital investors, Industrifonden (32,3%) and SEB Venture Capital (22,2%). The remaining shares are distributed between private owners and employees.
Industrifonden is an independent evergreen venture capital fund that was founded 1979 and with assets of 850 MUSD. The fund invests in companies with international growth potential in the ICT, Life Science, Industrial Ventures and Cleantech sectors. It has holdings in about 60 companies. See website.
Bure is an investment company and a good owner. By actively building successful companies and operations with a long-term perspective, Bure generates an attractive return for its shareholders. Bure was listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in 1993. Today, Bure has a net asset value of approximately SEK 18 billion consisting of thirteen portfolio companies, of which eight are listed. Bure’s principal owners are the Tigerschiöld family, Nordea Investment Funds and the Björkman family. See website.
SEB Venture Capital is the venture capital arm of ”Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken” an established financial group in Northern Europe founded in 1856. SEB Venture Capital was founded in 1995 and have invested over SEK 3bn in 100 companies. It operates as an evergreen fund and invests in companies with substantial growth potential. See website.