Carlsquare advised Snowminds Group on the sale of a majority stake to Swedish perpetual owner Röko AB
Snowminds was founded in 2012 by Christoffer Vorre and Ottar í Hjøllum, both certified instructors in Austria. Since then, they have helped over 5000 ski and snowboard instructors from more than 30 countries to become certified instructors. Headquartered in Copenhagen Snowminds had net sales of approximately €8 million the last fiscal year. Following the transaction, Christoffer and Ottar will remain as significant minority shareholders and continue in their roles as co-Managing Directors.
Röko is a perpetual owner of European small- and medium-sized businesses and owns over 20 companies in a variety of sectors across Europe. The team has more than 100 years of combined experience working with owner-managed businesses in a broad range of industries.
“We had the pleasure of meeting Johan Bladh for the first time at the Carlsquare Consumer Conference. The alignment of our values and vision was exceptional and marked the beginning of a successful transaction.” – Christoffer Vorre, co-founder of Snowminds
Carlsquare acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Snowminds.