The main objective of the company is to create value through active ownership on the back of influential ownership stakes, board representation and strong focus on operational and strategic activities. The investment mandate is pragmatic and opportunistic and there is a lot of flexibility with regards to sector, geography, ticket size and holding period. Kistefos’ portfolio companies range from start-ups to mature companies, with the aim of creating a balance between cash-flow generating investments and early-stage investments with high potential.

Kistefos has an experienced team and a strong owner. A small company soul in a large company body, provides for swift decision making capable of capturing short windows of opportunity. Over the years, Kistefos has built a proven track record of successful investments that have yielded significant returns. This, combined with a long-term commitment and a pragmatic approach, has made Kistefos an attractive partner again and again.