Our team of corporate finance professionals has extensive transaction experience and industry-operating experience which provides the insights to create deal structures that “get deals done”.
Founding & Managing Partner
Originally an auditor, Håkan has been working in Investment Banking for 25+ years. He has a MSc from Stockholm University and is a Certified Financial Analyst from Stockholm School of Economics.
He has extensive leadership experience after many years as Head of Research, Head of Corporate Finance, Head of Equities and Deputy Executive Officer at Penser Bank, and from establishing and leading Experia since14+ years.
Håkan has a background from KPMG in Stockholm, Deloitte in Milan, Italy, Handelsbanken and Penser Bank in Stockholm, before founding Experia Corporate Finance Advisors in 2003. At Experia, he has been leading many sell- and buyside M&A advisory, capital raising, IPO, financial and strategic advisory projects.
Off duty, chances are good you will find Håkan in the mountains – he is a devoted alpine skier but also enjoys cross-country skiing and mountain trekking with his dog Rocky.
Office +46 8 510 663 50
Mobile +46 707 900 111
M.D; Ph.D; Assoc. Professor; Senior Advisor
Fredrik is an M.D, Ph.D. from Karolinska Institute with a broad medical, academic and life science industry background. His working life experience, spanning over 35+ years, includes clinical practice and research as well as 19 years in the healthcare industry
Fredrik has international leadership experience from positions such as Medical Director at SmithKline Beecham, VP Clinical Science at Biovitrum (SOBI) and VP and Chief Medical Officer for Nutricia, including strategic portfolio management and bringing nine drug candidates and numerous nutritional products from discovery to the market. His therapeutic experience includes Metabolism, Cardiovascular, CNS, Immunology, Oncology, Respiratory and Nutrition. Fredrik is still Associate Professor at Karolinska Institute where he did specialize in internal medicine and endocrinology. He has been reviewer for several journals including Nature Medicine, Lancet and Diabetologia.
Off duty, he shares his time between Amsterdam and Stockholm and enjoys art, literature, tennis and travelling around the globe when time allows.
Mobile +31 425 53 297
Malin holds a Master’s degree in Chemistry from Stockholm University and a Ph.D. in Medical Science from Karolinska Institutet. With over 20 years in the research and life science she has experience in several fields; epigenetics, immunology, neuroscience and cancer including many collaborations with industry and international partners. In addition she has three years international experience of laboratory research at the University of California at San Diego. She still an assistant professors at KI, where she is involved in a clinical trial assessing early life stress.
Malin also holds a position at a Swedish asset manager with the responsibility to establish an international network to strengthen business partnership with academia and NGOs for sustainable investments. In addition she is a member of the board of directors of a Swedish start-up company and serves as a member in several advisory boards.
Off duty, Malin enjoys culinary trials in the kitchen, to challenge the four season by bike and spending time with her family.
Mobile +46 70 42 84 066
Mats has 35 years of project management, management consulting and finance advisory experience, mainly in the Nordics and in Europe, but also elsewhere. Industries of special insight are Automotive, Energy & Fuels and Transportation/Shipping sectors. As a freelance author, he has written for the Financial Times (Automotives) and has lectured at Universities and Colleges in many countries.
Mats has a customer focus and he is a team worker, where his leadership may bring new ideas from the draw-board to commercial products. Mats is also a home genealogist, a want-to-be author and spends Saturdays in a garage full of tools to beautify the homes of his family.
Mats has a MBA from Stockholm School of Economics.
Mobile +46 768 97 80 00
Josefina has a degree in Journalism and Communication from Stockholm University. With 10+ years at Experia, during wich she has been focusing mainly on communication and research, she is one of the most senior team members. Josefina also has a diploma from Poppius school of journalism in Stockholm.
When not at the office, Josefina like to spend her time cooking, often with her two young daughters Ruth and Greta.
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Managing Director & Partner
Mika has been working in corporate finance, venture capital and transaction services for 15+ years. He has a MSc from Aalto University (University of Technology) in addition to a MSc from Edinburgh Business School.
Mika’s former work experience includes leadership positions in Tuokko Advisory Services, Translink Corporate Finance and in PCA Infocom Finance. Mika has experience in working with both large international corporations and SMEs on a broad scale of industries and has led various corporate finance assignments including, but not limited to, buy and sell side M&A advisory projects, corporate re-structuring projects and management buy-outs. Mika has also a broad experience in planning and leading of due diligence and company valuation projects.
Off duty, he enjoys comedy, theatre, magic shows, circus, cabaret, musicals, opera and art exhibitions. He is a big fan of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Mobile +358 40 738 7841
Office +358 9 4242 77 33
Aarno has served international industrial and industrial services companies for over 25+ years, specializing mostly in finance, support services and general management.
Companies that Aarno has worked for include Ahlstrom Pumps, CAE Screen Plates, Stromsdal (specialty board), Sodexo (catering services), Havator (industrial lifting services) and Flowrox (special valves). During his career, he has been much involved in buying and selling businesses, as well as looking over the integration phase after the deal.
Aarno has special expertise in M&A, financing solutions, information systems, HR-management, various accounting practices (e.g. FAS, US GAAP, IAS), turnaround management and administrative processes. Furthermore, he has been involved in IPO-projects, public offerings and investor road shows.
Off duty, Aarno is enthusiastic about skruuvi, a 150 years old card game that is only played in Finland and has the roots in English vist and in Russian preference. And when he wants to sweat, he goes dancing: walz, tango, bugg, fusku, jive, jenkka, swing, rumba, salsa, cha cha… you name it!
Mobile +358 40 530 8914
Managing director and excecutive positions (+20 years) mainly in SMEs in field of media & entertainment, ICT, ecommerce and professial services.
In addition Kari have worked as senior advisor and executive consultant in headhunting and management consulting & coaching.
Before entering Experia he chaired the board of a start-up in aviation industry. Kari also has experience of M&A both sell and buy-side, takeovers and company restructuring projects.
Besides this, Kari does both mentoring and coaching to entrepreneurs and young professionals, also on pro bono basis.
Karis spare time in filled with music and outdoor activites in nature. He enjoys mountaineering, hiking, horse back riding and skiing and love Lapland. Kari also gigs to elderly homes and enjoy concerts and theatre.
Mobile +358 400 450439
Niklas started his career in corporate finance very early on in his studies at Aalto University School of Business, and now has four years of experience in the field. His studies are focused on Finance and Business Law. Niklas is now finishing up a Master’s Thesis on acquisitions and asset growth.
Niklas’s former work experience includes Tuokko Advisory Services and Translink Corporate Finance. He has experience in financial advisory, in particular company valuation, and has led many kinds of valuation projects. He also has experience of supporting roles in both domestic and cross-border M&A advisory projects.
Off duty, Niklas enjoys good storytelling, be it literature, Netflix or video games. He also loves both natural and urban environments, and exercise. He hates swimming but does it anyway.
Mobile +358 50 407 1600
Juho’s interest in investment banking was aroused during an internship in Ernst & Young’s operational transaction services team. Although the operational aspects of transactions were interesting to him, it was the deal-making process that fascinated him even more.
Juho is currently finishing his Master’s degree in Accounting in Aalto University. In addition to Accounting, he has taken studies in Business Law and Finance. In the Spring of 2016, he travelled around Asia and enjoyed the sun, while also completing his international studies in Singapore Management University.
Off duty, you’ll have a good chance of finding Juho engaged in one of his favourite hobbies including tennis, golf, football, skiing and ice hockey… Or then planning his next trip.
Mobile +358 400 853 691