Verdane funds invest in Northern European companies with strong growth potential active in the software, consumer internet, energy technology or advanced industrial sectors. The funds are distinctive in that they can take minority or majority positions either in a single company or in portfolios of companies. The funds have an active-ownership business model focused on identifying value creating initiatives that drive top-line growth. Companies backed by Verdane gain access to extensive networks, market intelligence and deep sector expertise within e-commerce, software, energy technology and advanced industrials. Historically, Verdane portfolio companies have grown their revenues by 103% and EBITDA by 343% between entry and exit. In 2018, Verdane's core portfolio of 45 companies averaged 23% revenue growth.