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Selected Transactions

Norgesgruppen + Consortium led by Mosvold & Co
June 2017

FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO SELLER

Divestment of Real Estate Undisclosed amount
SansBygg + Consortium led by Melesio
April 2017

FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO SELLER

Undisclosed amount
Nokas + Triton
March 2017

FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO SELLER

Divestment of 10.7% of NOKAS Undisclosed amount
Momentum + Envidan
June 2016

FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO SELLER

Undisclosed amount

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Services

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)

We offer M&A process preparation, analysis, project management and senior advisory. Our independence enables us to operate at the core of any process resulting in impartial and objective advice to our clients. We have a strong record of successfully executing buy side and sell side transaction advisory assignments .


Equity and debt private placements

Our services include end-to-end capital raising for clients, including process preparation, project management, senior advisory and transaction execution. We have a strong history of value creating long term relationships with investors and companies and have an extensive network towards private equity firms, fund managers, institutions and private investors.

Debt financing and capital structure

We offer analysis and process support in recapitalisations, financing renegotiations and other financing decisions. Guardian advises corporations and institutions on a wide range of capital structure, restructuring and financing situations. We bring extensive experience negotiating with banks and structuring tailored solutions for our clients.

 
Pre Transaction Preparation

Guardian combines the experience of its professionals in advising either buyers or sellers with the aim to identify and realize potential in the business before a transaction is initiated. We believe that a well prepared transaction process is critical in maximizing value for our clients.

Business Review

We offer to perform a detailed review of the past, present and future financial performance of a business – either giving a second opinion or as a co-developer with the client. Our professional’s diverse background ensures a realistic and insightful review of the business in question.

Valuation

We perform valuation services for private and public companies, both as a key workstream in a transaction processes, as input to investment portfolio surveillance or as an individual report to the client. Our valuation services combines experience with reliable models and information providers.

 
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Team

René Bostrøm

René Bostrøm
Managing Partner

Worked with M&A, strategy and business development in Orkla over many years. Joined Guardian Corporate in 2009.

Allan Glomlien

Allan Glomlien
Partner

Extensive experience with sales processes, M&A and IPO's from Arthur Andersen and E&Y. Joined Guardian Corporate in 2010.

Rollef Krabberød

Rollef Krabberød
Partner

Experience from DNB working with corporate finance, primarily mergers and acquisitions. Joined Guardian Corporate in 2007.

Håkon Haugerud

Håkon Haugerud
Associated Advisor

Extensive experience from various roles, including equity research and wealth management. Joined Guardian Corporate in 2013.


References

Guardian has a wide array of industry knowledge and experience, represented by the below credentials spanning industries such as Retail and Consumer, Media, Real Estate, Business Services and Industrials.

Norgesgruppen + Consortium led by Mosvold & Co
June 2017

FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO SELLER

Divestment of Real Estate Undisclosed amount
SansBygg + Consortium led by Melesio
April 2017

FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO SELLER

Undisclosed amount
Nokas + Triton
March 2017

FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO SELLER

Divestment of 10.7% of NOKAS Undisclosed amount
Multiple Real Estate Transactions
2016 / 2017

MANAGER SHARE ISSUE

6 transactions totaling MNOK 180
Glitre Energi + Viken Fiber
November 2016

STRATEGIC & FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO GLITRE

Lier Fibernett + HRB
June 2016

FAIRNESS OPINION IN MERGER

Momentum + Envidan
June 2016

FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO SELLER

Undisclosed amount
Feelgood
January 2016

FAIRNESS OPINION

Lakrisgutta - Orkla
September 2015

FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO SELLER

Undisclosed amount
SBS Discovery
2015

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

Advisory services to Discovery Networks Norway
NorgesGruppen - Scala Retail Property
MAY 2015

FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO SELLER

Divestment of shopping center portfolio Undisclosed amount
Prediktor Medical
JANUARY 2015

Manager Share Issue

MNOK 50
Hurtigruten V Boreal Transport
August 2014

Financial Advisor to Seller

Divestment of Hurtigruten's ownership in AS TIRB Transaction value MNOK 96
Hepro V Nord Kapitalforvaltning
October 2014

Financial Advisor to Seller

Undisclosed amount
NOKAS
April 2014

Joint Financial Advisor

Private Placement MNOK 220
Assister meg V Team Olivia
January 2014

Financial Advisor to Seller

Undisclosed amount
Tanum Shopping Center
December 2013

Manager Share Issue

SEK 145 mill
NorgesGruppen
2013 - 2014

Financial Advisor

General Advisory Services
Orkla
September 2013

Broker for Orkla

Placement of shares Undisclosed amount
NOKAS 2
September 2013

Financial Advisor

Combined Buy-back and placement of Nokas shares NOK 160 mill
Nokas
April 2013

Financial Advisor

Acquisition of Alarm Portfolio from Siemens
ICA Maxi
August 2012

Financial Advisor to Buyer

Acquisition of 8 properties and 17 rental contracts
Platekompaniet
2012

Financial Advisor

General Advisory Services
Expert
April 2012

Financial Advisor to Dolphin Invest

Acquisition of shares - Undisclosed amount
Living - Skeidar
December 2011

Financial advisor to
LIVING in Merger

Undisclosed amount
NHP Eiendom
August 2011

Manager share issue

Share issue NOK 250 mill
Naustvik
May 2011

Strategic Advisor

Advisory Services to The Board of Directors
Nille
April 2011

Financial Advisor to Buyer

Undisclosed Amount
Atlantic Cod Farms
February 2011

Co-Manager Share Issue

Undisclosed amount
EB
December 2010

Strategic And Financial Advisor

General Advisory Services
XXL
June 2010

Joint Financial Advisor to Seller

XXL sold to EQT - Undisclosed amount
Lofoten
March 2010

Financial Advisor

Share issue and sale of shares
Vaktservice
June 2010

Financial Advisor

Share issue and sale of shares - NOK 140 mill
1881
December 2009

Joint Financial Advisor To Buyer

Undisclosed amount
Otrum
June 2009

Joint Financial Advisor

Public to Private - NOK 120 mill
Fritt ord
October 2008

Financial Advisor to Institusjonen Fritt Ord

Sale of shares in A-Pressen of NOK 250 mill
Ulefos
2008

FInancial Advisor

M&A Advisory Services

About What sets us apart

Guardian Corporate is an independent financial advisory group focused on what we understand and can do well. In contrast to many of our competitors, we are not part of a larger financial institution that serves many competing interests. We have no research, trading, lending or related activities. Instead we remain dedicated to providing conflict-free and client-focused advice. Our defining characteristic is independence of thought and a team of high-quality experienced people focusing on creating value for our clients

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