Scandinavia’s investment funds are encountering a special growth in the economy, despite reservations over the financial system. For people wanting to invest in equity capital funds or hedge funds, there’s never been a more suitable time to invest.
Here are the best fund managers in Scandinavia, with a brief summary of their present position and their professional development.
Henrik Blomquist, Chief Executive Officer and Acting MD of Bure
Following April 2013, Henrik Blomquist is still acting as Managing Director and CEO of the firm. With these roles he oversees the general management of the firm and the increase of brand-new clients. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors at Theducation and Cavena Image Products, and is a board member at Valot, The Chimney Pot and Rush Rail.
Before this position, he was V.P. up till 2010 and Deputy Managing Director at Bure. He was previously at Skanditek Industrifövaltning, in the post of Project Analyst and Project Manager, joining in 1999.
His educational qualifications comprise an MSc in Economics, obtained from Stockholm University.
Peder Prahl, Managing Partner of Triton Partners
From 1997, Peder Prahl has been the driving force beneath Triton Partners as the Managing Partner. He sits on the board of directors, and focuses on Business Services, Industrials and Consumers for investments. Before he started Triton Partners, he was employed by Morgan Stanley in the United States and London, along with working as a partner for Doughty Hanson & Co.
His educational qualifications comprise an MBA and a degree in Economics, from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Hugh Langmuir, Managing Partner of Cinven
Hugh Langmuir grew to be a Managing Partner at Cinven in 2009, after 18 years with the business. His function, based in Paris, involves strategy execution, managing the business in general on a regular basis and the production of their funds. Previous to his posts at Cinven, he was employed at Bain & Company for 5 years and Citigroup for 6, being mostly situated in Paris and London.
His educational credentials include degrees from a variety of establishments, specifically London Business School, Harvard University and Edinburgh University.