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Widex families on future WSA co-owners: Danish investors preferred to public listing

The families behind one half of the merger company WSA dream of bringing in ”bigger, long-term Danish investors” as an alternative to an initial public offering once equity firm and co-owner EQT exits the investment.

Lars Nørgaard, CEO of T&W Medical, the holding company of the Widex founding families, Tøpholm and Westermann | Photo: Gregers Tycho

When equity firm EQT exits hearing aid giant WS Audiology at some point in the future, going public could be the obvious option.

However, the founding families Tøpholm and Westermann, who own 51 percent of the company, would rather see the equity firm’s share go to ”long-term Danish investors.”

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