Valedo invests in JOBmeal

JOBmeal Sverige AB as well as 18 local companies within JOBmeal (“JOBmeal” or the “Company”) have merged into one company while Valedo Partners Fund II AB (“Valedo”) invests in JOBmeal. The investment is made in partnership with JOBmeal’s management team and a large group of key employees. With Valedo as investor, the Company will be given additional resources to strengthen its customer offering and to drive further growth through cooperation and sharing of best practices within the Company.

JOBmeal was founded in 2000 by a number of local companies with a similar service and product offering focused on office coffee solutions. As a result of JOBmeal’s attractive customer offering, local presence and focus on service excellence, the Company has established a leading market position in Sweden. JOBmeal offers a broad range of coffee machines and service concepts through 25 local offices, covering the country from Skåne in the south to Kiruna in the north. JOBmeal is Sweden’s largest, Swedish owned, nationwide supplier of vending services. The Company has in recent years experienced strong organic growth and sales amounts to more than SEK 400 million. The Company has approximately 235 employees.

In connection with Valedo’s investment, Fredrik Mossberg joined as group CEO:

“JOBmeal has since its foundation demonstrated stable growth built on local presence and close relationships with our customers. I am proud of our dedicated colleagues who have facilitated the strong market position the Company enjoys today. Through the partnership with Valedo, we are excited to continue developing JOBmeal and feel enthusiastic about the journey ahead of us. JOBmeal’s daily work will continue as it always has with the ambition to further develop and improve our offerings towards our customers.”

Alongside Valedo, previous owners, key employees and board members have invested in the Company. Håkan Winberg (former CFO of Securitas and of Capio) has been appointed chairman of the board and Lars Andersson (former CFO of Securitas Direct) and Mats Holgersson (former COO of ICA and former CEO of Menigo) have been appointed members of the board.

The terms and conditions of the transaction are not disclosed.

For further information on JOBmeal, please contact:
Fredrik Mossberg

For further information on Valedo, please contact Valedo’s media contact:
Hanna Bilir, Brunswick Group
+46 709 16 68 66

About Valedo:
Valedo is an independent Swedish private equity group investing in high-quality small/mid cap companies in the Nordic region. Valedo is focusing on companies with clear growth and development potential where Valedo can actively contribute to and accelerate the companies’ development. Being an active owner and contributing both capital and industrial experience, Valedo ensures that a company can achieve its full potential.