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Triton and Altor finalise divestment of majority share in OptiGroup to FSN


Stockholm (Sweden), March 22nd 2022 - Triton Fund II advised by Triton (“Triton”), Altor Fund II (“Altor”) and RoosGruppen have finalized an agreement to divest the majority of their current holding in OptiGroup AB (“OptiGroup”) to a holdco controlled by FSN Capital VI (“FSN”). Triton, Altor and RoosGruppen retain a minority holding in the company.

Headquartered in Mölndal, Sweden, OptiGroup has developed into a leading European business-to-business distributor of business essentials. OptiGroup provides solutions and products within facility, safety, foodservice, industrial packaging, paper and business supplies. OptiGroup’s companies support more than 90,000 customers in 16 countries across Europe.

The parties have agreed not to disclose financial details of the transaction

About OptiGroup

OptiGroup is a leading and diversified business-to-business distributor of business essentials, active on the European market.

OptiGroup provide solutions for facility management companies, the retail sector, the reseller and foodservice sectors, the healthcare sector, the industrial packaging and safety sectors and the printing and creative sector. The company´s brands support more than 90,000 customers in 16 countries across Europe.

The company operates across the three business areas “Facility, Safety & Food Service”, “Packaging” and “Paper & Business supplies” and offers a one-stop-shop solution built on being an integrated sourcing partner. OptiGroup services and digital solutions supports its customers to achieve lower-costs, reduced complexity, supply reliability and state-of-the art ESG compliance and differentiation.

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About Triton

Since its establishment in 1997, Triton has sponsored ten funds, focusing on businesses in the industrial tech, services, consumer and healthcare sectors. The Triton funds invest in and support the positive development of medium-sized businesses headquartered in Europe.

Triton seeks to contribute to the building of better businesses for the longer term. Triton and its executives wish to be agents of positive change towards sustainable operational improvement and growth.

The 48 companies currently in Triton's portfolio have combined sales of around EUR 17.2 billion and employ around 102,900 employees.

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