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Investments

22

Portfolio Exits

7

Funds

3

Service Providers

1

About Pod Investment

Pod Investment is a business builder, investing in profitable growth companies in the Nordic region.

Pod Investment Headquarter Location

Grev Turegatan 19

Stockholm, SE-114 38,

Sweden

+46 8 545 064 60

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PE Funds Sell Transmode Shares

Dec 6, 2011

PE Funds Sell Transmode Shares December 6, 2011 By Angela Sormani Three shareholders in global supplier of packet-optical networking solutions Transmode Holding AB have sold 2 500 000 shares, representing 9.2 % of the total number of outstanding shares and votes in the company. Amadeus General Partner Limited, HarbourVest International Private Equity Partners IV – Direct Fund L.P., and EEP Managers Ltd are selling the shares. Transmode’s largest shareholder, POD Venture Partners, has however not sold any shares and remains with an unchanged ownership of 34,1%. PRESS RELEASE Transmode Holding AB (publ), a global supplier of packet-optical networking solutions has been informed that three of its shareholders, Amadeus General Partner Limited, HarbourVest International Private Equity Partners IV – Direct Fund L.P., and EEP Managers Ltd, yesterday have sold in total 2 500 000 shares, representing 9.2 % of the total number of outstanding shares and votes in the company. Transmode’s largest shareholder, POD Venture Partners, has however not sold any shares and remains with an unchanged ownership of 34,1%. The selling shareholders are three of the shareholders who undertook not to sell additional shares in the company for a period of six months from the listing. This lock-up period expired on November 27, 2011. Transmode has further been informed that the shares have been sold in a placing to institutional investors, and that Amadeus General Partner Limited, HarbourVest International Private Equity Partners IV – Direct Fund L.P. and EEP Managers Ltd have entered into a new lock-up agreement not to sell additional shares in the company for a period of 90 days. For more information please contact: Ola Elmeland

Pod Investment Investments

22 Investments

Pod Investment has made 22 investments. Their latest investment was in Emefcy as part of their Series B on June 6, 2011.

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Pod Investment Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/21/2011

Series B

Emefcy

$4M

Yes

5/18/2010

Unattributed VC - II

OzVision Global

$4.9M

No

9/22/2009

Secondary Market

Transmode Systems AB

No

1

12/1/2007

Series A

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10

3/21/2007

Series F

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$99M

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10

Date

6/21/2011

5/18/2010

9/22/2009

12/1/2007

3/21/2007

Round

Series B

Unattributed VC - II

Secondary Market

Series A

Series F

Company

Emefcy

OzVision Global

Transmode Systems AB

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Amount

$4M

$4.9M

$99M

New?

Yes

No

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

10

10

Pod Investment Portfolio Exits

7 Portfolio Exits

Pod Investment has 7 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Emefcy on July 17, 2017.

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Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

7/17/2017

Merger

$99M

1

5/27/2011

IPO

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$99M

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0

5/30/2007

Acquired

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$99M

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0

4/17/2007

Acquired

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$99M

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0

5/10/2006

IPO

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$99M

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0

Date

7/17/2017

5/27/2011

5/30/2007

4/17/2007

5/10/2006

Exit

Merger

IPO

Acquired

Acquired

IPO

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

0

0

0

0

Pod Investment Fund History

3 Fund Histories

Pod Investment has 3 funds, including Pod 2.0.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/21/2005

Pod 2.0

Late-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$85.55M

1

11/1/2005

Pod Holding 2.0

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$99M

10

12/31/2000

Pod 1.0

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$99M

10

Closing Date

12/21/2005

11/1/2005

12/31/2000

Fund

Pod 2.0

Pod Holding 2.0

Pod 1.0

Fund Type

Late-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$85.55M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

Pod Investment Service Providers

1 Service Provider

Pod Investment has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Counsel

General Counsel

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Counsel

Service Type

General Counsel

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Pod Investment Team

5 Team Members

Pod Investment has 5 team members, including current Controller, Yumi Ekberg.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Yumi Ekberg

Controller

Current

Eric Douglas

Founding Partner

Current

Axel Roos

Nordic Wireless

Managing Partner

Current

Isabel Ringborg Soderbaum

Controller

Former

Johan Pontin

Founding Partner, Managing Partner

Former

Name

Yumi Ekberg

Eric Douglas

Axel Roos

Isabel Ringborg Soderbaum

Johan Pontin

Work History

Nordic Wireless

Title

Controller

Founding Partner

Managing Partner

Controller

Founding Partner, Managing Partner

Status

Current

Current

Current

Former

Former

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