“It is with great pleasure to announce our fifth investment. Somna is an reinteresting actor in its narrow industry with a great platform of their patented products. We can see huge potentials for continued growth due to the fact that there is an ongoing debate about one of our biggest health concerns, insomnia. With Somna’s great potential for growth of volume and profitability, we believe we can establish the company as one of the biggest actors internationally in its industry,” says Jan-Olof Svensson, Pamica AB
The products are designed to relieve anxiety, agitation, insomnia, and depression. Somna is a market leader within the category of weight blankets with its patented product the Somna Blanket. The company’s strong product positioning within the health sector combined with great product development and long experience of producing have been contributing to the great profitable platform for growth. For the moment, the market sales are dominating in Sweden, while the products are well designed for the international cognitive devices market as well as for the consumer market.
Up to the investment, Mats Dorring entered as a shareholder and CEO. Mats have spent most of his career within medical products. After a few years at Molnlycke in Sweden and USA, Mats developed during 16 years the company Cefar, which sells products within muscle stimulation and pain relief. In December 2016, Mats completed a lasting case for Comfort Audio, which is a producer of hearing aids. The company was acquired by Sonova AG in 2015.
“I have a passion for unique companies within the medical technology industry, who with patented products and innovative drive have international potential,” says Mats in his introduction for the Somna AB’s employees located in Stenkullen, north of Gothenburg. “I have been working with therapists physiotherapist my whole life and I can see Somna’s great potential. The assortment of products are scientifically proved in clinical studies. The sale potential within EU and close markets are wide since the products are well aimed for all consumer segments.”
In the interim of the investment of Somna, the Ramer family leave the company after successfully been developing it since 2009. Today, Somna has 15 employees, revenue of SEK 50m, with great profitability.
For further information: www.somna.se