Per joined Verdane Capital Advisors in 2007. He has extensive experience as an entrepreneur and as a manager in the financial services and technology sectors. Per was the founder and CEO of the two leading online brokerage houses in Scandinavia, Avanza and Nordnet, both listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. He also serves as a board member of Swedish insurance company Skandia since June 2014. Per combines his entrepreneurial background with professional experience in corporate restructuring, management, and consulting from OMX, Accenture, and the investment bank Öhman Securities, where he was an analyst. Additionally he has been active in building companies such as JHC Securities (U.K.), United Brokers and Fortissimo. At Verdane, Per leads and co-ordinates the sourcing efforts and works with several of the funds' industrial holdings.
Role: Investor - Venture Capital (VC)
Verdane funds seek to be the preferred investor and active owner of technology-enabled growth companies in Northern Europe. They provide flexible growth capital to fast-growing software, consumer internet, energy or high-technology industry businesses. The funds are distinctive in that they can invest either in a single company or in portfolios of companies. Verdane funds have invested in over 300 holdings over the past 15 years. Verdane Capital Advisors has 30 employees working out of offices in Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Helsinki and London.
Organisation Type: Investor - Venture Capital (VC)
Markets: Research and experimental development on biotechnology, Healthcare, Biotechnology
Product/Technology: Life Sciences, White Biotechnology