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Distressed company is laying off EM-the hero

He became a folk hero, when he in 1992 as the top scorer was a key architect behind the victory at the european championships in football. But outside of the

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Distressed company is laying off EM-the hero

He became a folk hero, when he in 1992 as the top scorer was a key architect behind the victory at the european championships in football.

But outside of the kridtstregerne, Henrik 'Store' Larsen apparently not been quite so accurate. Since 2016, he has been a part of the ACT.Global, which sells funds to fight against bacteria.

in recent months, the company is, however, plunged in a deep crisis. After a series of critical stories in Ekstra Bladet are several officials fled from Amager-the company, which also scrutinized for law-breaking by the Danish business authority.

And now Henrik 'Store' Larsen is also on the way out.

- the Company has evidently some economic challenges, and that is why I and other employees with responsibility for sales in Denmark have been terminated, says the former player.

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ACT.Globals, director and major shareholder Carsten Jensen has ended up in conflict headwind. His company is investigated by the authorities. Photo: Nikolai Linares/Ritzau Scanpix

the Long-drawn everything else the desire for the ACT.Global, which in recent years has picked up a three-digit million amount from the investors as the Lagkagehuset-founder Ole Kristoffersen and several former football players.

Investors, however, was a shock, as the company in the beginning of the year suddenly presented a budget with a deficit of a staggering 120 million dollars.

Since revealed Ekstra Bladet, Carsten Jensen drags a trail of bankruptcies and controversies behind it.

And in February started the Danish business authority, as an examination of the accounts in the ACT.Global, to uncover possible breaches of the law. This work is not yet complete.

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Ole Kristoffersen was both an investor and board member in the ACT.Global. In the spring he resigned suddenly from the board of directors. Photo: Jan Young

In the wake of the many articles have nøglefolk as president, Brian Mollerup, member of the board Ole Kristoffersen, cfo Simon Hove and the adviser Helge Sander (former Left-minister, ed.) withdrawn from the company.

- It is clear that it has affected the mood of the company, says Henrik 'Store' Larsen on the situation.

- you can still trust that everything is happening according to the book?

- I have not heard otherwise. And as long as no one is doomed or something like that, I have basically no reason to believe otherwise, he says.

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In a concise email to Ekstra Bladet explains managing director Carsten Jensen, to the recent firing of Henrik 'Store' Larsen and several others are the result of a 'effektiviseringsproces' in the ACT.Global.

'We are in the process of making our business more profitable, and that means, unfortunately, that there are some positions across the company to lapse,' he writes, and adds that the company has fired 'in the several departments'.

B. 1966 (54 years)

Has played professional football in Lyngby, FC Copenhagen, Pisa, and Aston Villa

Was the European champion with Denmark in 1992

Has since been the coach of the bl.a. the national team of the Faroe islands

since 2016 has been employed in the ACT.Global responsible for sales to customers in Denmark

Carsten Jensen has, however, continued to believe in his project and trying for the time being to attract a greater amount of money' from investors, so the economy of the company can be improved.

It is yet unclear whether the mission succeeds.

ACT.Globals head office in Kastrup on Amager. Photo: Jonas Olufson

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