Team

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
Kristian Øvsthus
Anders Brandt

Anders Brandt

Chairman

  • 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

Investment Manager

  • 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
Frida Rustøen
Rune Holen

Rune Holen

Partner

  • 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

Partner

  • 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
Espen Agdestein
Alex Rahaman

Alex Rahaman

Partner

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