KATALYSATOR AS AN OWNER

Our focus is to add value as an owner. We are actively involved through board representation, as well as adding resources and input to management through close interaction, financial- and industrial expertise. We work closely with our management teams to identify key value-drivers, establish plans to improve the company´s performance, and support the necessary process of change. We generally have a pragmatic and non-bureaucratic approach.

 

WHAT WE OFFER

  • A long-term investment perspective.
  • Family ownership – Norwegian company with excellent reputation within the industry. 
  • A predictable ownership model.
  • Flexibility with regards to share of ownership, transaction model and working processes.
  • Experienced management team with proven track record. 

INVESTMENT STRATEGY

INVESTMENT CRITERIA INCLUDE

  • Proven and understandable business model.
  • Competent management, with genuine interest to further develop the company.
  • Possibility to reach NOK 50 million in EBITDA within 3 years from investment.
  • Opportunity to add value as an owner and play an active role in the company's future development.
  • Possibility to conduct active ownership - formal rights to influence the company´s development.
  • Avoid companies with main risks related to factors outside the management´s control.

Current Investments

COMPANY INVESTED SECTOR OWNERSHIP
Pizza Hut Sverige Aug 2004 Food service, franchise 100%
Vestre Langøyåsen Aug 2004 Real estate development 50%
ITP Group Sep 2006 International sourcing 35%
Alfa Sko Feb 2007 Sporting goods 74%
Norfolier GreenTec Dec 2012 Recycled plastics 50%
Vinestor Nov 2014 Wine imports 100%
Micro Matic Norge May 2016 Electro 100%

Previous Investments

COMPANY INVESTED SECTOR EXITED
Katalysator Media Jan 2001 Media Jul 2004
Bankia Bank Jun 2001 Financial services Apr 2005
Axiti Aug 2004 Telecommunications Jun 2005
Molift Aug 2004 Medical aid Nov 2010
Hamax Aug 2004 Sporting goods Nov 2010
Abilia Aug 2004 Medical aid Jun 2011
Warren Oct 2004 Financial services Jun 2014
Rottefella Jun 2005 Sporting goods Jul 2009
Network Norway Dec 2005 Telecommunications Sep 2011
Bj Sport (Bjørn Dæhlie Tech Wear) Jun 2007 Sporting goods Feb 2011
Brandstad Mar 2013 Men's clothing Jul 2016