Johan Pålsson to join CapMan Buyout as Partner in Stockholm

CapMan Buyout Press release 20 June 2016 at 10.00 a.m. EEST

Johan Pålsson to join CapMan Buyout as Partner in Stockholm

CapMan Buyout strengthens its Nordic team by recruiting Johan Pålsson as Partner starting from November 2016. Johan joins CapMan from the listed private equity company Ratos and has extensive experience from both transactions and transforming businesses in the Nordic countries and internationally. The recruitment will further strengthen CapMan Buyout's portfolio and value creation capabilities in the Nordics.

Before joining CapMan Buyout, Johan has close to 10 years of private equity experience as an investment professional with Ratos, where his main responsibilities included assessment and completion of numerous acquisitions and active management of several Ratos' investments in various sectors. Prior to that, Johan served as management consultant at Arthur D. Little, where his focus was strategy development and operational improvement projects in a wide variety of industries internationally. Johan will be based in CapMan's Stockholm office.

"We are very pleased to welcome Johan at CapMan Buyout. His strong background from the private equity industry and proven track record in driving value creation strategies will strengthen our portfolio company development capabilities. He will be a great cultural and strategic fit for our team," comments Markus Sjöholm, Head of CapMan Buyout.

"I'm excited about the opportunity to join an established and competent team like CapMan Buyout and I'm looking forward to contributing to its portfolio companies' development and executing transactions to create value together with CapMan's strong team of investment professionals," comments Johan Pålsson.

For more information, please contact:
Markus Sjöholm, Head of CapMan Buyout, tel. +358 40 50 80 121

CapMan is a leading Nordic investment and asset management company. For more than 25 years, we have been developing companies and real estate and supporting their sustainable growth. We are committed to understanding the needs of our customers in an ever-changing market environment. Our objective is to provide attractive returns and innovative solutions for our investors and value adding services for professional investment partnerships, growth-oriented companies and tenants. Our independent investment partnerships - Buyout, Real Estate, Russia and Nest Capital - as well as our associated company Norvestia are responsible for investment activities and value creation. CapMan's service business offering includes fundraising advisory services, purchasing activities and fund management services to both internal and external customers. CapMan has 100 professionals and assets under management of €2.7 billion.

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