Background

The strategic investments include significant shareholdings in a number of companies, headquartered primarily in Denmark, and secondarily in Scandinavia. The companies include Alliance+, FMD, Kompan, PNO, Tacton, Globeteam, TPS Rental Systems, Beck Pack, Exxit 59 and KIRK Aviation.

Strategy

KIRK KAPITAL has a strategy of acquiring minority positions in medium and larger sized companies which have market leading positions in long-term growth industries. The companies’ headquarter is typically in Denmark, secondarily Scandinavia. In the companies that KIRK KAPITAL acquires an ownership interest in, we seek to actively support the further successful development of the companies.

Current key ownership interests

Alliance+ delivers cleaning and catering services throughout Scandinavia. The primary focus is on daily cleaning, associated support services and maintenance of green areas as well as catering.

Kompan is a global leader in the manufacturing of quality playground equipment. The customers include public authorities, schools, nursiries and other institutions. Kompan playgrounds are designed to promote child development through play.

Ferrosan Medical Devices comprises two companies. The technology includes Biomaterials used as haemostatic agent for surgery to control bleeding, and miniature Electromechanics used in devices for regional anesthesia and minimally invasive surgery.

PNO is the leading trailer rental and leasing company in the Nordics, with more than 9.000 trailer units.

Business park strategically located by highway exit 59 outside Vejle. The park currently includes F&B, logistic and office.

Tacton designs, manufactures and markets state-of-the-art Configure Price Quote (CPQ) solutions in Sweden and internationally. Its solutions include e-commerce, proposals and documentation, sales configuration and mass customization solutions.

Globeteam is a leading Danish IT consultancy service company. Globeteam’s primary focus is on engaging top IT talent and offering services within Business Consulting, Infrastructure and Development.

TPS is a global provider of end-to-end solutions of foldable IBC containers, Bag-In-Box liners / bags, container fittings, filling and emptying equipment. The company is located in ten countries, selling and leasing IBC containers to different sectors, including cosmetics, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals and a wide range of other niche industries.

World leader in packaging for processing of frozen fish blocks, frozen fillets, breaded products, within the white-fish industry. Beck Pack has production facilities in Rønne (Denmark) and Seattle (USA) from where they supply customers in Argentina, Poland, New Zealand, China, US, Korea, Peru, Vietnam among others.

KIRK Aviation owns 26 regional turbo prop aircraft, which it leases to airlines around the world in close collaboration with one of the leading leasing companies in the field.

Realised Investments

EasyPark is one of the global leaders in mobile payment services. With a clear focus on parking, EasyPark serves as the bridge between cities and operators and the motorists who need to find a place to park. Globally, EasyPark is available in almost 500 cities across 10 countries. Kirk Kapital sold its share of EasyPark to Vitruvian in December 2017.

KIRK Shipping owned five medium-range product tankers operated by professional partners. The vessels were divested in May 2018.