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Opkøbsprofil forlader Kirkbi

Efter forgæves forsøg på at tage konkurrencen op med de største kapitalfonde forlader tidligere Bain-partner Asbjørn Kastaniegaard Lego-pengetanken Kirkbi efter blot halvandet år. Årsagen er uenighed om strategien, skriver erhvervsmediet Insidebusiness.

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Investeringsselskabet Kirkbi, der fungerer som Lego-familien Kirk Kristiansens pengetank, havde en ambition om at gå i direkte konkurrence med kapitalfonde som EQT, CVC og Nordic Capital, da selskabet i 2017 ansatte Asbjørn Kastaniegaard fra konsulenthuset Bain & Co. Men efter kun halvandet år er han nu fortid i Kirkbi, skriver erhvervsmediet Insidebusiness.

Pengetanken har ifølge mediet ikke været gearet til at følge trop med de store kapitalfonde, og man har kun foretaget en enkelt investering på halvandet år.

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