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Nordic Capital acquires digital identity pioneer Signicat

Nordic Capital Fund IX (“Nordic Capital”) today announced the acquisition of Signicat, a high-growth provider of digital identity and signature solutions that operates the leading digital identity hub in the market. Nordic Capital will, in close partnership with the company’s management and existing shareholder Viking Venture, accelerate Signicat’s international expansion and strengthen the company’s market leading position and unique product offering.

DinERP and Levilo announce Nordic Partnership

ERP software specialist DinERP and IFS consultancy Levilo today announced a partnership to offer increased value to IFS customers across the Nordics by combining DinERP’s leading enterprise software products with Levilo’s extended consultancy services for users of IFS Applications™

Attensi CEO Anne Lise Waal Among Leading IT Women in Norway

March 2018 – NHO, the main representative organisation for Norwegian employers and Oda, a women’s network in IT have ranked Anne Lise Waal as one of the most influential women in IT in Norway. Anne Lise’s recommendation to women who are considering a career as a leader in IT is to “Just take the leap! And make sure that your work is fun!” Anne Lise Waal is CEO of Viking Venture portfolio company Attensi.

4Subsea acquires Astori

4Subsea has acquired Astori AS, a Norwegian provider of subsea control systems for well intervention operations. Their automation and control technology ties into 4Subsea’s portfolio of decision support solutions for operators. Astori delivers unique subsea control systems for simplified XT installations that can operate all types of XTs from all main vendors, simplifying and reducing costs of subsea well intervention.

Mercell reports strong growth in public buyers

Mercell – a leading European eTender system and Tender Offer provider, reports strong growth in customers among public buyers over the last year. Since the beginning of 2018 public buyers on the Mercell eTendering platform have increased by more than 50%. Recent new customers are Sykehuspartner HF and Vestfold Offentlige Innkjøpssamarbeid in Norway. Mercell Holding AS is a leading e-tendering platform provider in the Nordic and Baltic region.

Exprosoft signs contract in the Middle East

ExproSoft,  the well reliability and integrity software provider, has signed a contract with one of the major operating companies in the Middle East. Exprosoft will deliver an extended system for well integrity to this operating company covering a period of three to five years.. The contract has an initial value of close to 1 million dollars with an option for a two year extention.

Skooler continues to grow at a high pace

Skooler, the Norwegian Learning Management System (LMS) provider, is rapidly increasing its market share in the Norwegian Market. Skooler is providing a seamless integration of its LMS functionality with the Microsoft Office 365 product suite making it easy for students as well as teachers to use the system. In a very short time span more than 20% of Norwegian schools have adopted Skooler as their Learning Management System.

Viking Venture invests in Studentvikarie

Viking Venture, the Nordic Software Investor, is happy to announce an investment in the Swedish digital marketplace company Studentvikarie AB. Studentvikarie AB was founded in 2015 and is using advanced technology to match the need for temporary teachers in education with motivated and competent students.

Asolvi acquires Vantage Computing

Asolvi, a Viking Venture portfolio company, announces the acquisition of Vantage Computing, one of the world’s most trusted developers of service management solutions.

Mercell hires CFO and CPO

Mercell Holding AS, a Viking Venture portfolio company, is adding two new members to the management team. The new Chief Product Officer (CPO), Arild Nilsen, is joining Mercell from Schibsted, while the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Fredrik Eeg is joining from Creuna.

Asolvi acquires Purpose Software

Asolvi, a Viking Venture portfolio company, has acquired Purpose Software Ltd based in High Wycombe in the UK. Together Asolvi and Purpose Software will have more than 900 customers in 30+ countries and be the leading European service management software supplier.

View Software appoints new CEO

Sten-Roger Karlsen is appointed CEO of View Software. Mr. Karlsen comes from the position as VP of Customer Success in View Software and replaces Pål Einar Berntsen who has been at the helm of the company since 2009.

poLight – first day of trade

poLight ASA had its first day of trade on Oslo Stock Exchange today starting with the famous bell ceremony at start of trading. The first day of trade concluded a successful listing process where poLight ASA raised NOK 130 million. The company has more than 500 shareholders and is traded under the ticker PLT.

poLight reports successful IPO

poLight ASA reports the successful completion of its Initial Public Offering. The company raised gross proceeds of NOK 130 million. The first day of trading will be Monday October 1st at Oslo Stock Exchange. poLight ASA is a Viking Venture III portfolio company.

Viking Venture invests in Mercell

Viking Venture, the Nordic SaaS Investor, has invested in the Mercell. Mercell, a Norwegian software company established in 1999, is a market leader in the Nordics and Baltics providing software for electronic submission of public tenders as well as tender alerts to suppliers. Mercell is headquartered in Oslo, Norway with offices in seven countries. Viking Venture holds approximately 30% of Mercell after the investment.

Viking Venture increases its stake in Attensi

Viking Venture, the business to business software as a service (B2B SaaS) investor, is increasing its investment in Attensi AS, a leader in gamified 3D simulations and training solutions. Viking Venture joined Attensi one year ago in order to help the company grow internationally. 

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