Our company was founded in 1993 by Ben Hedenberg and Elsa Papadopoulou. Our services focus on businesses that have reached a certain stage of maturity and growth and are ready to go public. Our services also include mergers and acquisitions. We have successfully raised capital and listed numerous companies with our partners in Europe, and have a broad range of contacts with the financial markets. Want to know more.
At Big Ben, we provide companies that have reached a certain stage of maturity the opportunity to go public at the leading European Small Cap market. We have successfully raised capital and listed numerous companies with our partners in Stockholm, and have a broad range of contacts with the financial markets. Unlike most of our competitors we can actually raise capital for your company on the open market through our road show program should you choose so. Read more.
Founder of the company. Possesses a unique mix of legal, financial, operational and technical knowledge, which complements and extends Big Ben's entrepreneurial and financial expertise, combined with extensive experience in new business start-ups and development. Read more...
Deep knownedge about business planning and over 20 years experience from the Music and Cosmetic Products Industries. Read more...
A well-traveled multinational wordsmith who loves exploring new and inventive ways to communicate in the English language. Strong suits include writing, editing, proofreading, communications, and customer and public relations. Read more...
A serial entrepreneur from Patagonia in Argentina with an extensive experience in new business development. He has experience from several M&A transactions between Latin America and Europe. Sebastian studied Negotiation at Harvard Law School. Read more...
Stockholm is the second most prolific tech hub in the world on a per capita basis, behind Silicon Valley. The biggest investments lately have been in music streaming service Spotify, mobile advertising firm Widespace, med-tech firm Irras, mobile banking app Tink, health app Lifesum and Universal Avenue.
How did that happen and where does it go from here? Read more.
During 2017 we saw several companies from abroad going public in Sweden. Swedish investors have a clearer focus on technology and growth companies while Norway is mainly focused on oil, gas and shipping. Finnish company Nitro Games said, “Helsinki and London were considered; however, Stockholm has created a niche position after several gaming companies have gone public on the Swedish exchanges. Read more.
With another 76 IPOs already listed in 2018, it appears the IPO boom is continuing in Stockholm. It may not look like a record year like 2017, but with companies from Denmark, Norway, and the United Kingdom increasingly considering going public in Sweden, it seems there is a never-ending appetite for new companies to IPO in the Swedish capital... Read more.
Shareholding in Sweden continues to increase. During the first quarter of 2018, 9,774 new owners of shares were listed in Sweden. Most new shareholders are among young adults, aged 21 to 30. This is according to a press release from Euroclear.
Preparation is the road to success. Planning, executing and managing an IPO is a delicate task. The better prepared a company is, the more efficient and less costly the process can be. While the planning process for an IPO can start the day a company is incorporated or as late as months before a public offering. Read more.
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London EC2V 6AA
Tel UK: +44 (0)20-36 08 01 08
Tel SE: +46 (0)40 644 46 36