Private equity firm: We still have a major problem in the wind industry

Private equity firms can play a crucial role in the consolidation of subsuppliers to the wind industry. Increasing demand to move abroad alongside manufacturers ups the need for capital – and risk willingness.

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Private equity companies can play a crucial role in the development of Denmark's wind industry, which is still made up of many smaller businesses at a time when customers are pining for bigger, stronger players.

That's the take from North European PE firm Verdane, which has currently invested in two Danish subsuppliers and thinks there is a need for further consolidation.

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