Investments

Through our investment activities we ensure a sound financial foundation for our owners and group companies

" We are working from the core principles of responsibility, partnerships, and long-term value creation. "

Principles

Like all other activities, our investments are guided by the ambition and values of Lars Larsen Group. Therefore, we aspire to make a positive impact on society while making attractive, risk-adjusted returns. Moreover, our investment approach is based on three core principles:

Long-term

We focus on long-term value creation and we do not take short-term speculative bets.

Responsibility

We are an active and responsible owner with an aspiration to leave a positive impact on society.

Partnerships

We succeed through partnerships, which we build for the long-term, based on trust and mutual respect.

Companies

  • Founded in 1981. Designs and manufactures furniture for B2B. Present in more than 80 countries worldwide with production in Asia and Eastern Europe. Part of Lars Larsen Group since 2016.
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Ownership

100%

  • Founded in 1979. A holiday, golf, and business resort. Part of Lars Larsen Group since 1986.
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Ownership

100%

  • Founded in 2003. A sushi restaurant chain and the first of its kind in Europe to serve exclusively sustainably caught and responsibly farmed fish and shellfish. Part of Lars Larsen Group since 2014.
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Ownership

100%

  • Founded in 1995. A leading manufacturer in the global outdoor furniture industry. Having used ScanCom International as a trusted supplier for more than 20 years, Lars Larsen Group bought a stake in the company in 2007 and acquired full ownership in 2019.
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Ownership

100%

  • High-end car leasing and investment company. Established in its current form in 2022 through a merger between Solid Leasing, majority-owned by Lars Larsen Group, and Selected Car Group, owned by Selfinvest.
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Ownership

100%

  • Vision Properties is a real estate developer. Vision Properties owns Vision Ejendomme. Part-ownership acquired in 2014.
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Ownership

50%

  • Founded in 1963 as "Schou hardware". Schou Company is Scandinavia's largest wholesale company for non-food products. Part-ownership acquired in 2017.
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Ownership

49%

  • Founded in 1986 as an independent, family-owned asset manager. Part-ownership acquired in 2021.
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Ownership

~41%

  • Founded in 2006 with the ambition of taking Danish design brands global. Today, Design Collection Denmark owns Ro Collection and distributes various Danish brands, such as Bang & Olufsen. Part-ownership acquired in 2021.
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Ownership

30%

  • Founded in 2008. Specialised in architectural lighting design and providing smart-home technology. Part-ownership acquired in 2020.
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Ownership

30%

Financial Investments

Real estate

Lars Larsen Group is an ambitious real estate investor and developer.

" The name Lars Larsen has a long history in real estate, since our founder started to get involved in the real estate market soon after his foundation of JYSK in 1979. "

Our focus areas

Initially, Lars Larsen focused mainly on retail properties – his main interest always being whether the investment represented a good deal.

Since 2015, the Group’s real estate investment strategy has been to branch out into other real estate areas and focus investment on fewer but larger properties. As a result, the Group today has a DKK 6 billion property portfolio.

The group’s real estate investments has mainly been focused on Denmark, but in the spirit of Lars Larsen we are always open to interesting opportunities elsewhere.

 

Ambitious investor

Lars Larsen Group is a highly ambitious real estate investor in Denmark and abroad. Our investments span from retail – which is where it all began – to logistics/storage, office buildings and residential properties.

 

Property developer

As developers we work from our company value of tradesmanship and focus on developing commercial and residential properties when doing so makes sound financial sense for the group and its subsidiaries.

 

Rental and leasing

The vast majority of the properties in our large, mixed property portfolio are offered for rent or lease. Our rental properties in Denmark are managed by Vision Ejendomme.