Adelis becomes new owner of UniSea

Maritime software company UniSea, founded in Norway in 1997, reports that a deal has been reached for Swedish investment firm Adelis, based in Stockholm, to become its new majority owner.

UniSea provides applications for management of regulatory compliance and optimisation of internal work processes, with a particular focus on HSEQ. The company also acts as an IT services partner for key customers.

The software provider currently serves approximately 90 companies as customers operating 1,500 vessels across the Nordics, Europe, and North America.

“We have made a thorough assessment of the broader maritime software market, where we see multiple secular trends driving future growth,” said Jørgen Møinichen and Lene Stern from Adelis.

“UniSea stands out as a clear market leader within its niche and is a strong platform for further global expansion within the fast-growing maritime software market.”

“We are impressed by UniSea’s experienced management team and approach to customer-driven product development, and we look forward to partnering with the management team to support the continued growth journey.”

UniSea hopes to leverage the support of its new owners in expanding its customer base and product capabilities, providing a solid platform for international growth.

“We know that Adelis has extensive experience in developing software companies globally and are excited to partner with them to further improve our value proposition towards our customers and create a leading global maritime software company,” said UniSea CEO Kurt Roar Vilhelmsen.

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