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...
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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.
The past 2021 has been the largest European listing year since before the financial crisis in 2008. With 210 new listings and about 1,000 listed companies, Sweden is in the European top ahead of large nations such as Germany and France. Read more.
Nasdaq welcomed 97 IPOs in the first half of 2019 including Lyft, Zoom and CrowdStrike. Nasdaq maintained it's strong track record in VC-backed listings, with a win rate of 88%. Win rates for healthcare, financials and technology were 97%, 78%, and 55%, respectively ... 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.
More than anything, investors want to see a return on their investment. Investors priority is to make money and thus placing funds into growth businesses. If you can demonstrate that your business will make them money for investors, you’re 90% there. Read more.
Octagon Point, St Paul's, 5 Cheapside
London EC2V 6AA
Tel UK: +44 (0)20-36 08 01 08
Tel SE: +46 (0)40 644 46 36