Polaris is expanding its activities with investments in subordinated loan capital (junior capital etc) and minority shareholdings, with the launch of Polaris Flexible Capital.

Polaris expects to raise DKK1 billion for the new fund, which will support attractive Nordic medium-sized companies with flexible capital for growth, investments, ownership changes and optimisation of capital structure. The addition widens Polaris’ reach and sharpens the offering to medium-sized companies looking for capital and to investors who may diversify their portfolios with new attractive investments.

Polaris Flexible Capital is an addition to Polaris’ existing activities and is established with its own investment team, an independent investment committee and an independent Investment Advisory Board with external members focused on supporting the investment process. The focal point remains deep insight into the specific company and industry based on a thorough due diligence process, which also focuses on the companies’ contribution to creating a more sustainable development.

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