Nordic Capital further expands expert Senior Advisors and Operating Chairmen network

April 14 2015

Nordic Capital is pleased to announce the continued expansion of its expert network with the appointments of Per E. Larsson and Paul Hökfelt as Senior Advisors and Operating Chairmen to the Nordic Capital Funds. The Nordic Capital network consists of leading industry executives from across the globe that assist the Nordic Capital Funds in a variety of ways, including proprietary sourcing, company development and high value exits of portfolio companies. 

The Senior Advisors are focusing on pursuing investment opportunities and enabling the progress of the portfolio companies through board representation. Their expertise and experience, notably from industry and finance are available to support the strategic and sustainable development of the acquired companies.

With extensive experience and excellent track records, Per E. Larsson and Paul Hökfelt will, in their capacity as Senior Advisors, also act as Operating Chairmen for selected Nordic Capital portfolio companies.

Today Per E. Larsson is Chairman of the Nordic Capital portfolio companies Euroline, Lindorff, Orc and CameronTec, and Paul Hökfelt chairs the boards of Unilabs, the Binding Site and AniCura.

"Nordic Capital's network of advisors plays an important role in supporting the successful and sustainable development of Nordic Capital's portfolio companies. Per E. Larsson and Paul Hökfelt each brings a wealth of experience to Nordic Capital and its portfolio companies. They have both made significant contributions as Chairmen so far and we really look forward to continue working together with them in the formal roles of Senior Advisor and Operating Chairman", says Kristoffer Melinder, Managing Partner, NC Advisory AB, advisor to the Nordic Capital Funds.

Per E. Larsson is today Chairman of Nordic Capital portfolio companies Euroline, Lindorff, Orc and CameronTec. He has previously served as CEO of OMX, UBS in Middle East North Africa and Borse Dubai, as well as Chairman of the Board of the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Per will have a particular focus on financial services and the financial technology sectors.

Paul Hökfelt is Chairman of Nordic Capital portfolio companies Unilabs, the Binding Site and AniCura. He previously held the position of Executive Chairman of Unilabs. Paul is also Chairman of the Board of Clinique La Colline in Geneva, Switzerland. Previously, he was President and CEO of Capio AB and he served as Managing Director of Unilabs for 12 years. Paul has been active in the international finance and healthcare sectors for over 20 years.

 

Press contact:

Nordic Capital
Katarina Janerud, Communication Manager,
NC Advisory AB, advisor to the Nordic Capital Funds
Tel: +46 8 440 50 69
e-mail: katarina.janerud@nordiccapital.com

 

About Nordic Capital

Nordic Capital private equity funds have invested in mid-market companies primarily in the Nordic region since 1989. Through committed ownership and by targeting strategic development and operational improvements, Nordic Capital enables value creation in its investments. Nordic Capital Funds invest in companies in northern Europe and in selected investment opportunities internationally. The most recent fund is Nordic Capital Fund VIII with EUR 3.5 billion in committed capital, principally provided by international institutional investors such as pension funds. Nordic Capital Funds are based in Jersey, Channel Islands, and are advised by the NC Advisory companies in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Germany and the UK. For further information about Nordic Capital please see www.nordiccapital.com