Xeneta AS

Xeneta AS

Xeneta AS

Overview
Date Founded

2012

Headquarters

Thorvald Meyers Gate 7,6th Floor,Oslo 0555

Type of Company

Private

Industries

Computer Software
IT Consulting & Services
Holding Companies

Company Description

Xeneta AS develops, markets, and sells web-based solutions for collecting data. It markets a benchmarking tool for companies buying containerized sea freight that breaks down the transparency barriers traditionally associated with sea freight rates. The firm's products include XENETA insight, intelligence, analytics, and advisor. The company was founded by Patrik Olstad Berglund, Thomas Jarle Sørbø, and Vilhelm K. Vardøy in 2012 and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

Executives & Employees

Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Growth Officer

Vice President Sales, Europe & General Manager DACH

Account Executive

Head of Customer Success

Board of Directors

Former Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Executive Vice President at Schibsted ASA

General Partner at Creandum Advisor AB

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder at Xeneta AS

Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder at Xeneta AS

Director at Xeneta AS

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SCL's private equity investment strategy focuses on direct investments, from development capital to small buyouts with an enterprise value up to £30 million. Their equity commitment ranges from £2 million to £10 million. Larger deals are financed in collaboration with their strategic partners. As a limited partner, the firm also makes indirect investments in some private equity funds.SCL's active management style reflects their investment philosophy. Above all, they believe in high levels of involvement with, and support of, the firm's management team on finance, business strategy, operational improvements and business development initiatives. SCL supports their decisions through fundamental analysis.SCL's investment criteria include UK-based firms with strong fundamentals. They look for firms which embody the following characteristics: growth sector, customer needs clearly understood, sustainable and scalable competitive advantage, and a positive cash flow. They invest across a wide range of sectors, in particular in financial services, information management, consumer goods, and retail and support services.SCL is a long-term investment partner. They feel their source of funding allows them to have a longer investment horizon.

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Alliance's investment objective aims to create high return for their investors. Their investment strategy is founded on their core expertise in ICT and the convergence between ICT, micro-technology, materials technology and biotechnology. They emphasize the importance of investing in technology businesses, not technologies themselves. Alliance utilizes business criteria, not technology criteria, when selecting the prospective portfolio firms.The firm applies their investment approach to select markets where Norway is either a leader or is an attractive test market, namely in IT, telecom and media and ICT in the oil and energy sectors. They seek seed and early-stage growth firms where they typically hold from 10-50% ownership.Alliance is an active and involved investment partner. They endeavor to add value to the portfolio firm drawing on their in-house operational expertise and their international network. They support the firms' growth and expansion through alliances with key technology companies, worldwide venture capital firms and financial advisors. They take board representation.The firm evaluates prospective firms through a number of investment selection criteria such as: robust business model, companies with core products and services within Alliance's expertise, exceptional management teams capable of motivating their workforce, competitive advantage through unique technology or patents, and large markets with potential international growth.They generally develop their portfolio firms to exit through strategic industrial sale or IPOs.

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Creandum's private equity investment strategy targets early-stage technology-based firms primarily in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark. They invest in firms with products and services already on the market as well as businesses that have just started. They also consider business models operating in high growth markets and backed by skillful entrepreneurs. Their investment can range from initially €200,000 up to €10 million over the firm's life-cycle.Creandum seeks firms that have an international perspective and potential for global development. They believe they have significant international experience such as transferring firms across geographies, recruiting international management teams, raising capital from worldwide sources, developing international sales channels and providing exit opportunities through international buyers.Creandum has invested in high technology areas such as communications, computer hardware, computer semiconductors, computer services, computer software, and electronics and telecommunications sectors.