Team

Team

Meet the team

Our extremely experienced team operates cross border and shares the same values. We are

Understanding towards the complexities our clients face,

Persistent in executing our mandates, and

Agile in our communication with clients and stakeholders.

 

Please select your preferred country and expertise below:

Juha Raunio

Juha Raunio

I joined Nordhaven in 1998 and have been Managing Partner of Nordhaven Finland since December 2018. Over the past 20 years I have led numerous domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and fundraising projects across sectors, especially Business Services and TMT. I previously served as a board member at NetHawk (provider of network testing and measurement tools), Green Stream Network (emission allowances broker) and PCA Infocom Finance (IT investment firm). Prior to joining Nordhaven, I worked for IVO International (now ÅF).


Anders Strand

Anders Strand

I am a Managing Partner for Norway. Previously, I was Head of Research and Senior Financial Analyst at HQ Technology / Haqströmer and Qviberg, covering technology. I also worked for Gemini Consulting focusing on strategy and technology, and as a system developer. At Q-Free ASA I worked as a programmer. I have extensive experience with transactions ranging from acquisitions, trade-sales and equity issues, both as deal analyst and project manager for nearly two decades. I hold a MSc. from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, and a Bsc.Hon. in Computer Science from UMIST.


Einar Haugstad

Einar Haugstad

I am one of two founding partners of Nordhaven Norway. Over the years I have gained considerable industrial experience having been Executive Vice President and member of the board of Scala Inc. As part of my experience I have also served on a number of boards, amongst other at Mamut ASA previously listed at the Oslo Stock Exchange. For more than 20 years I have assisted our clients in a number of cross-border acquisitions, international trade-sales and equity issues.   I hold a Bsc. Hon. of Management Sciences from Manchester University.


Kalle Helander

Kalle Helander

I joined Nordhaven in 2017 and have vast experience in M&A transactions and debt & capital structuring across various sectors, especially Business Services, Industrial and Healthcare. Prior to Nordhaven, I worked for over 15 years in private equity and debt & capital advisory at 3i and KPMG. I have also worked actively in number of boards.


Mika Jalamo

Mika Jalamo

I joined Nordhaven in 1996. Over that past 20 years, I have led several M&A projects, share issues for publicly traded companies, as well as fundraising for growth companies in multiple sectors including Consumer, Industrials, Business services and Technology. Prior to Nordhaven, I worked at Investa Asset Management in 1993-1996 as well as for several years as an equity analyst at Kansallis-Osake-Pankki (now Nordea).


Timo Lappalainen

Timo Lappalainen

I joined Nordhaven in 1999 and have nearly 20 years’ experience in corporate finance. I have led numerous domestic and cross-border transactions for private companies, publicly traded companies and private equity companies across sectors, especially Consumer and Healthcare.


Ari Leppänen

Ari Leppänen

I joined Nordhaven in 1996 and was the Managing Partner of Nordhaven Finland in 2007-2018. I have over twenty years’ experience in corporate finance and my broad experience covers M&A, financial structuring and fundraising projects in various sectors including Industrials, Consumer, Healthcare and Real estate. Prior to my investment banking career, I worked in various finance & accounting related roles.


Bjørgulv L. Moe

Bjørgulv L. Moe

I joined Nordhaven in 2002. Over the past 28 years, I have been Head of Corporate Finance at Alfred Berg Norway, Director Research & Corporate Finance at Sundal & Collier, Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Co, and Director at Centragruppen Kapitalforvaltning. I have more than 20 years experience with national and international M&A transactions from a broad specter of industries and situations.


Martti Purhonen

Martti Purhonen

Partner

I joined Nordhaven in 2019 as Partner at Debt & Capital Advisory team. I have 20 years of versatile debt advisory experience from different financing institutions. Previously, I worked as Head of Corporate Sales and Client Financing at Garantia Insurance Company, Managing Partner at Summa Capital Markets and Deputy Head of Corporate Banking Finland at Danske Bank, among other positions. I also have client-side experience from a Group Treasurer position at Componenta Corporation.

 


Lars Kristian Solberg

Lars Kristian Solberg

I am a partner of Nordhaven and joined the company in 2011. Over the past decade, I have worked on a number of cross-border acquisitions and international trade-sales across sectors, such as TMT, Business Services and Industrials. Prior to joining Nordhaven, I worked with corporate strategy at Leif Höegh & Co. I hold a Master of Science from Cass Business School in London and a Bachelor of Science from Norwegian School of Management.


Timo Brandstack

Timo Brandstack

I have close to ten years of experience in M&A and corporate finance. Before joining Nordhaven in early 2019 I promoted the Finnish business for Nordhaven’s cooperation partner Capillar Advisory. My previous experience includes, among others, many transactions within Industrial Products and Services sector. Prior to Capillar Advisory, I worked several years at HLP Corporate Finance and at Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company.


Niklas Lönnberg

Niklas Lönnberg

I have nearly ten years of experience in M&A and corporate finance. I returned to Nordhaven after two years at UPM where I gained experience in global M&A projects within the Industrial sector. Previously at Nordhaven in 2010-2016 I worked in various M&A, Fundraising and Incentive Advisory projects across sectors, such as Healthcare, Business Services and Consumer.


Kimmo Voutilainen

Kimmo Voutilainen

I joined Nordhaven in 2012. I have 10 years’ experience in corporate finance and strategy. At Nordhaven, I have worked on several M&A transactions across sectors, such as Consumer, Industrials and TMT. Prior to Nordhaven, I worked as an analyst for Sanoma and Ernst & Young Corporate Finance, participating in various domestic and cross-border M&A transactions in 2007-2012.


Tord G. Brenden

Tord G. Brenden

I joined Nordhaven in 2018. Prior to Nordhaven I worked with financial audit at EY. Previous experience also includes an internship at SEB. I hold a Master of Science in Finance from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).


Nora Latvakangas

Nora Latvakangas

I joined Nordhaven in 2016 and have since then participated in M&A and Debt & Capital Advisory projects in various sectors. Prior to Nordhaven, I worked as a trainee at KPMG.


Andreas Loly

Andreas Loly

I Joined Nordhaven in 2019. Prior to Nordhaven I worked 5 years at Deloitte, mainly with financial due diligence for sell-side and buy-side clients on transactions in the Nordic market.

I hold a Master of Science in Applied Economics and Finance from Copenhagen Business School.


Niko Piiparinen

Niko Piiparinen

I joined Nordhaven in 2017 and have since then participated in M&A and Debt & Capital Advisory projects across sectors. Prior to Nordhaven, I worked in derivatives sales at Nordea Markets since 2014.


Nicklas Sivula

Nicklas Sivula

I joined Nordhaven in 2017. Previously, I worked as an analyst at Nokia in Finland, Germany and Taiwan, participating in M&A and strategy projects in 2016-2017. Before 2016, I gained experience through internships from Vaaka Partners, MCF Corporate Finance and BearingPoint.


Ville Kangas

Ville Kangas

I joined Nordhaven as an analyst in 2020. Prior to Nordhaven I have worked with corporate debt transactions at Nordea Investment Banking division and OP Corporate Bank.

I hold a Master of Science in Finance and Investments from Rotterdam School of Management.  


Morten Bølset Volckmar

Morten Bølset Volckmar

I joined Nordhaven in 2021. Prior to Nordhaven I worked 2 years at BNP Paribas within the investment banking team covering sell-side and buy-side transactions in the Nordic market. I hold a Master of Science in Business from BI Norwegian Business School (BI).


Bendik Bergsli

Bendik Bergsli

I joined Nordhaven in 2022. Prior to Nordhaven I worked 2 years at Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SEAV) within the corporate venture capital team covering the European market. Previous experience includes management consulting within the energy industry as a consultant in Rystad Energy. I hold a MSc. in Petroleum Engineering from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).


Nicholas Sörensen

Nicholas Sörensen

I joined Nordhaven in the start of 2022. Prior to Nordhaven, I have roughly 2 years of experience within corporate finance from financial advisors in Helsinki as well as the investment firm Rettig Group. I hold a B.Sc. in Finance from Hanken School of Economics and I am scheduled to graduate as M.Sc. in June 2022.


Antti Kyttälä

Antti Kyttälä

I joined Nordhaven as an analyst intern in January 2022. Prior to Nordhaven I have worked with credit risk and equity research solutions at Valuatum Oy. I am currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Finance at Aalto University.


Karoliina Myllykangas

Karoliina Myllykangas

I rejoined Nordhaven in 2020. I am responsible for the administrative functions at Nordhaven Finland. I have worked at Nordhaven in 2014-2019 and returned after one year in London.


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