First quarter 2021
- Net profit for the first quarter amounted to MSEK 44.6 (-4.0).
- Earnings per share amounted to SEK 4.00 (-0.35).
- Net asset value amounted to MSEK 703 (SEK 63.04 per share) at March 31, 2021, compared to MSEK 679 (SEK 60.87 per share) at March 31, 2020.
- Net cash amounted to MSEK 180 (SEK 16.16 per share) at March 31, 2021, compared to MSEK 219 (SEK 19.65 per share) at December 31, 2020.
- The 2021 Annual General Meeting resolved to pay a dividend of 3.00 SEK per share for FY 2020.
NAXS experienced a steady development during the first quarter of 2021 with the NAV/share increasing by 8.5%, including the dividend paid out.
During the quarter, NAXS made a second co-investment alongside JAB Holding, this time in Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, the world-famous doughnut brand.
As to the underlying funds, they acquired 4 new portfolio companies and signed or closed 4 exits during the quarter. In addition, a partial exit took place with the listing of Kreate on Nasdaq Helsinki.
NAXS paid out in March a dividend of SEK 3.00/share for FY 2020, corresponding to 4.9% of NAV at 31 December 2020.
|Net profit/loss for the period, KSEK||44 621||-3 950|
|Private equity fund investments, KSEK||481 449||428 651|
|Private equity fund investments in % of equity||69||63|
|Remaining commitments, KSEK||127 083||128 762|
|Total exposure to private equity fund investments, KSEK||608 532||557 413|
|Other investments, KSEK||42 222||31 695|
|Net cash, KSEK||180 176||219 127|
|Private equity fund investments per share, SEK||43.17||38.44|
|Other investments per share, SEK||3.79||2.84|
|Net cash per share, SEK||16.16||19.65|
|Net asset value per share, SEK||63.04||60.87|
|Share price, SEK||50.80||49.90|
Lennart Svantesson, CEO
Telephone: +46 73 311 00 11
Gösta Lundgren, CFO
Telephone: +46 70 710 47 88
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NAXS is a company listed on NASDAQ Stockholm and investing primarily in private equity funds with a Nordic focus. NAXS may also make direct investments or co-investments alongside private equity or other alternative assets funds. In addition, NAXS may, to a limited extent, make other types of investments.