Founded in 1994, Accent is a private equity pioneer in the Nordic region. Since the start, funds to which Accent Equity Partners AB has been an advisor have invested in 60 companies and divested 43 of them. Accent Equity Partners AB has served as an advisor to six funds with managed assets in excess of EUR 1 billion. The Accent Equity 2008 fund's objective is to develop the portfolio companies into Nordic, European or global players via enduring improvements of the companies' business operations and strategic positions. Based in Stockholm, Accent Equity Partners AB has a staff of some fifteen investment professionals with backgrounds in both industry and finance.