Varenne invests in Nordic entrepreneurial growth companies. Varenne’s business concept is to be an active owner that contributes capital, networks and industrial expertise in order to achieve growth and develop the value of the companies in which Varenne invests.
Zound Industries was founded in 2008 and has quickly become a world leader in high quality designer headphones for fashion-conscious music lovers. The company designs, manufactures and sells products under its own Urbanears, Coloud and Molami brands as well as the Marshall brand under licence, and has sold millions of sets of headphones and speakers around the world. Turnover has gone from zero to SEK 900 million in eight years.
”Varenne has been with us for almost all of our journey. They have good operational and financial insight into the business, as well as showing great understanding of the company’s various development phases. They created space for us to secure fast and stable growth and profitability.”
Pernilla Ekman, CEO
Pema Sweden was founded in 1997 and is a pioneer in the staffing sector. The group has around 1,300 employees and offers staffing and staffing solutions in lots of different areas. Through offering unique tailored solutions Pema Sweden has grown substantially over the past three years. The company aims to increase turnover from SEK 500 million to SEK 1 billion within a few years.
”Through its network and profound expertise, Varenne has played a major role in the growth of recent years. It knows what is needed to develop an entrepreneur-led company and has helped us create a better organisation and find new business.”
Michael Gozzi, VD