Private company profiles

The abrdn Private Equity Opportunities Trust provides shareholders with exposure to private companies that are not publically available on stock exchanges. Typically these businesses are market leaders, fast growing and cash generative, and where the lead private equity investor (that APEO invests alongside) has majority control. Here you will find out more about our portfolio, what the companies do, the opportunity they offer and how they are being transformed by the private equity managers.


Founded in 1996 in Oslo, Norway, Visma is the leading supplier of mission critical Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) software and IT-related consultancy in the Nordics as well as the Benelux region. 


Action sells household and office supplies, cosmetics, personal care items, toys and more, among a further eight product categories. It now has more than 800 stores across Europe, over 32,000 employees and sells more than 6,000 different products.


Owned by Nordic Capital, Trustly is a disruptive Swedish headquartered next-generation payments business. 


Froneri was formed in October 2016 as a result of the merger of PAI-owned R&R Ice Cream plc and part of the ice cream and frozen food businesses of Nestlé.

Boost is an AI chatbot which means it uses machine learning to significantly improve question response accuracy vs old rule-based chatbots which are far less effective.


Questel is an end to end IP solutions provider, offering a comprehensive software suite for searching, analysing and managing inventions and IP assets.

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