We are a professional, curious, and driven team with diverse and complementary backgrounds

We build a strong, well established deal flow for our investors and offer access to a unique international network to our portfolio companies.

We have substantial experience working with aspiring growth companies and value creation.

We have developed deep knowledge from working in technology, private equity, operational management, business development, sales and distribution, public relations, M&A and finance, and from investing in and founding our own growth companies.

Kristian Øvsthus

Managing Partner

  • 12 years’ experience from Norwegian strategy and M&A boutique
  • Significant experience from International Strategy projects, M&A and fund raising processes
  • Advised both large blue chip customers and small entrepreneurial businesses

Anders Brandt


  • 20 years’ experience in international entrepreneurship, technology, venture capital and digital services
  • Co-founded, developed and exited numerous companies
  • Former and current board member of several large listed companies

Frida Rustøen


  • Entrepreneurial experience as co-founder of networking app Mingl
  • 4 years in rates derivatives sales from Nordea Markets
  • Sales leadership, marketing, and business development
  • MBA in General Management from IESE Business school and MSc in Economics from NTNU

Rune Holen


  • 19 years’ experience from international private equity
  • Co-founded and developed Storebrand Alternative Investment ASA
  • Experienced investor in growth companies. Board member of several Norwegian companies over the years

Espen Agdestein


  • Manager of current Chess World Champion Magnus Carlsen
  • Vast international investor, tech and industrial network
  • Managed digital transformation processes in large companies
  • Entrepreneurial background. Co-founded several companies

Alex Rahaman


  • London based digital entrepreneur with a track record of scaling businesses and delivering shareholder value
  • Vast international network
  • Co-founded several companies

Glenn Gill


  • Entrepreneurial experience as co-founder of a technology company in the renewable energy space (exit to PE)
  • Equity research experience from SEB
  • MSc in Accounting and Finance from London School of Economics

Krisztina Horvath


  • 12+ years of experience with strategy development and execution, org. development and C-level management, as well as investments and M&A
  • Investment experience from Ferd Capital
  • MSc in Business and Economics from BI Norwegian Business School