Established in 1997, Styrbjørn has a 30 year track record, focused on highly innovative and technologically advanced companies across the Nordic region, comprised of significant industrial and financial achievements.
Styrbjørn is the main shareholder in HitecVision, Europe’s leading private equity oil and gas firm, focused on cutting-edge industrial orientated companies. The company has since 2000 invested in and established more than 150 companies with more than 100 exits. HitecVision’s emphasis on innovation, profitability and growth, customer orientation and structural creativity, forms the foundation of Styrbjørn’s core values and firm DNA.
Through our heritage as a technology enabler, we see ourselves as an innovative owner with a hands-on approach to our portfolio investments supported by strong ethical criteria.
We believe in strong entrepreneurship, aimed at helping our portfolio companies achieve their goals and ambitions.
Styrbjørn is focused on investments in small to medium size enterprises and start-up businesses, specializing in investments within both conventional and renewable energy sources and real estate.
We are strongly aligned with our portfolio companies to ensure they act professionally, conduct their business with an entrepreneurial spirit, and achieve their full potential.
Through our extensive networks and relationships with market leaders in global best practice, we have played an important role in establishing Norway as a key player in the international private equity environment.
We build success by combining capital with innovative strategies, and by bringing out the underlying qualities and resources in our portfolio companies.
Our commitment to these values, make investments excel.
Our team build success by combining capital with innovative strategies. We nurture ideas, stay focused, and exit when market conditions are right. The financial success of our investments is solid proof of the viability of our approach.
We believe that our strong and uncompromised focus on value creation is crucial for the ability to succeed and build competence. All of our actions will be in accordance with our DNA, by global best practice, good entrepreneurship and social responsibility. This has been evidenced by six of our portfolio companies being listed on the Norwegian stock exchange.
Our people are our biggest asset. When they perform, we succeed. To succeed we have to commit to investments in line with our values. This requires a strong dedication to ensure that everyone in our extensive network of investors, investment advisors and legal professionals share the right skills, attitudes and beliefs cemented in Styrbjørn’s DNA.
We pool specialized skills to build dedicated companies for the owners and stakeholders. Styrbjørn has the international network and competence to identify and employ high-caliber professionals with the right mind-set for all organizational levels.
Styrbjørn is located in Stavanger, the hub of oil and gas in Norway, but also the largest environment for private equity in Norway. Styrbjørn is proud to be an active part of an innovative, dynamic and forerunning region, able to adapt quickly to changing markets.