Your local operating partner in the Nordics
Our name is derived from creo pretium, which is Latin for ‘creating value’. Creopretium was founded by a seasoned investment professional with experience from both public and private equity and is built on the following six pillars:
With a client focused approach, Creopretium as a local operating partner provides independent advice and execution on a select basis to corporations, institutions and owners in the following areas:
Creopretium as a local operating partner can invest equity along with our partners. Creopretium applies private equity principles on public market investments and investments in real estate. Investment projects are undertaken in partnership with institutional investors and industrial advisors. Core activities comprise sourcing, research, underwriting and execution of active ownership in accordance with a structured investment process.
Focus is on situations demanding meticulous research where exceptional value can be unlocked through change management. Investment style is value oriented. Strategy is opportunistic with value add to active ownership. Investments are made independent of sector, but contingent on availability of industry expertise in Creopretiumʼs network.
Corporate governance deficiencies are more frequently encountered in micro and small cap companies. Institutional investors allocate more resources on large holdings in their portfolios, they cannot dedicate resources in all instances, it is too costly and time consuming. Furthermore, institutional investors often want to avoid friction with management teams and boards, on the other hand a vote by divesting implies a reduced opportunity set and transaction costs, especially in micro and small cap companies with less liquidity in their stock.