Founded in 1994 by a group of investors from Denmark's largest financial and industrial institutions, Axcel is a Nordic private equity firm focusing on mid-market companies and has a broad base of both Danish and international investors.
Axcel’s mission is to build strong and valuable companies. Read more about Axcel’s companies, past and present.
Axcel invests in SFK LEBLANC, Attec, Itec and Carometec and merges the four into a powerful and leading global player in the rapidly growing market for high-tech slaughterhouse equipment with 740 employees and annual sales of around DKK 1.1 billion.
Companies owned by Axcel
Danish Ship Finance
Danish Ship Finance – Danmarks Skibskredit A/S – is a Danish financial institution that issues loans to Danish and foreign shipowners secured against their vessels. The company's vision is to be the most recognised and stable provider of financing for reputable shipowners.
Frontmatec is a leading global supplier of advanced slaughterhouse lines and equipment to major producers such as Smithfield Foods, Tyson Foods, Triumph Foods and Danish Crown, and has operations in Denmark, the Netherlands, Canada, the US and China. The four underlying companies – SFK LEBLANC, Attec, Itec, Carometec and Frontmatec – will work closely together to develop the new group.
LESSOR Group has supplied solutions for small, medium-sized and large businesses alike since 1972, with the focus on efficient and flexible IT solutions for payroll, attendance tracking, shift planning and HR that make customers’ lives easier. The solutions are marketed under two brands: LESSOR and Danløn.
Conscia A/S supplies IT infrastructure solutions and 24/7 network, data centre and mobility support. Headquartered in Denmark, the company also moved into Sweden in 2015 through the acquisition of Netsafe International AB.
EG is a Scandinavian IT group headquartered in Denmark that focuses on industry-specific IT solutions based around ERP systems and a close understanding of clients’ businesses and processes.
Mita-Teknik is a world-leading producer of control concepts for the wind turbine industry and other industries.
Driconeq is a world-leading producer of drilling pipes and equipment for the mining and construction sectors, water wells and geothermal energy.
Delete Group supplies environmental services to the industrial, construction, real estate and public sectors in Finland, Sweden and the Baltic States.
Ball Group is a fashion wholesaler and retailer specialising in plus-size women’s fashions under the Zizzi brand.
Annual Review 2015
Axcel generated a total investment profit of DKK 193 million in 2015. Axcel IV contributed DKK 153 million of this, due mainly to increases in the value of the Swedish portfolio companies Netel and Nordic Waterproofing. The good results at Axcel IV underpinned a stable performance and confirmed Axcel’s position as a leading Nordic private equity house.
CSR at Axcel and our companies
Axcel believes in sustainability, not only economic but also human and environmental.