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10 things you need to know about the Nordic investment market from July 2019.

This is a dealflow summary for the Nordic private companies we tracked for the month of July. During July we added a total of 238 deals in our databases.

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1. Total investment transactions

64 deals | $381.47M value | 8 with undisclosed data

> See all the investment deals for July

2. Top 5 largest investment transactions

  • Sweden Embark Studios AB (Gaming Industry, Software Services) - $96M
  • Finland AlphaSense (Competitive Intelligence, Financial Services) - $50M
  • Sweden NA-KD (Ecommerce, Fashion, Retail) - $22.59M
  • Sweden Epidemic Sound (Music Industry) - $20M
  • Sweden Doktor.se (Health services, Mobile) - $16.12M

> See the entire list

3. Investment distribution per country

  • Sweden Sweden - 32 deals
  • Denmark Denmark - 15 deals
  • Norway Norway - 8 deals
  • Finland Finland - 7 deals
  • Iceland Iceland - 2 deals

> See the entire macro summary

4. Top 5 Nordic cities by the number of investment transactions

  • Sweden Stockholm : 18 deals - Software Services (4), Manufacturing (3), Mobile (3)
  • Denmark Copenhagen : 12 deals - Software Services (4), Health services (3), Financial Services (2)
  • Sweden Malmö : 5 deals - Manufacturing (2), Software Services (2), Wearable (2)
  • Norway Oslo : 5 deals - Software Services (3), Food Industry (2)
  • Sweden Gothenburg : 3 deals - Health services (2)

> See the entire list

5. Top 5 active verticals by the number of transactions

  • Software Services : 23 deals - $141.54M value
  • Manufacturing : 12 deals - $49.02M value
  • Health services : 12 deals - $47.98M value
  • Mobile : 9 deals - $29.94M value
  • Financial Services : 7 deals - $65.16M value

> See the entire list and the industry breakdown

6. Secondary and M&A transactions

  • Secondary - 14 deals
  • M&A - 30 deals

> See all transactions

7. Active investors (min 2 transactions)

  • Denmark Vækstfonden - 3 deals
  • Norway Northzone - 2 deals
  • Sweden Industrifonden - 2 deals
  • Sweden Luminar Ventures - 2 deals
  • Denmark PreSEED Ventures - 2 deals
  • Sweden Almi Invest - 2 deals
  • Norway StartupLab Founders - 2 deals

Number of active investors during the month: 95

> See all the active investors for the month July

8. Angel investors (min 2 transactions)

Number of active investors during the month: 41

No angel investors with at least 2 transactions.

> See all the active angel investors for the month July

9. VC investors (min 2 transactions)

  • Denmark Vækstfonden - 3 deals
  • Norway Northzone - 2 deals
  • Sweden Industrifonden - 2 deals
  • Sweden Luminar Ventures - 2 deals
  • Denmark PreSEED Ventures - 2 deals

Number of active investors during the month: 28

> See all the active VC investors for the month July

10. Non-Nordic investors

  • Vito One - 2 deals
  • Nexon - 1 deal
  • Tribeca Venture Partners - 1 deal
  • Triangle Peak Partners - 1 deal
  • Innovation Endeavors - 1 deal

Number of active investors during the month: 41

> See all the non-Nordic investors for the month July

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The investment data is presented on as is basis for companies transacted on the Nordic private market and doesn't consider debt instruments, grants and ICOs. Secondary transactions include equity sale to a secondary investment manager.

Data is collected via customised software from primary and secondary sources and cross-verified from multiple places, including governmental data providers such as Bolagsverket, Virk and Brønnøysund. Information is manually curated and translated in English for 5 different countries and languages, tracking more than 10,000 entities from the Nordic area.

Nordic 9 is the most comprehensive Scandinavia-focused data platform, tracking competitive intelligence about companies, investors and transactions from the private market.

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