Adalsteinn Johannsson

Chief Executive Officer, Stockholm

More than 20 years of experience from investment banking and entrepreneurship globally. Adalsteinn has lead and participated in over 200 transactions worldwide throughout his career, specializing in technology related businesses. He has been a sell side and buy side advisor on numerous landmark transactions and has also raised capital from world renowned investors in Europe and the United States. He has been leading and closing transactions since he was 19 years old, the first international one an electronic X-ray software company sold to the late Kodak in the US. Adalsteinn is the founder of Beringer Finance and its majority owner.

  • Executive Education, Harvard Business School
  • MBA, Reykjavik University
  • B.Sc. in International Finance, Reykjavik University

adalsteinn.johannsson@beringerfinance.com

Tor Berthelius

Country Manager Sweden, Stockholm

Over 15 years of experience from investment banking. Before joining Beringer Finance Tor was Partner and Head of Corporate Finance at Jarl Securities and he has also worked for Kaupthing as well as Pricewaterhouse. 

He was awarded “M&A Advisor of the Year in Sweden” in 2016 by Acquisition Finance Magazine, an award based on nominations and votes from corporate finance professionals including reputable PE funds, VC funds and Mid-Market Companies.

  • M.Sc. in Finance from the University of Gothenburg

+46 722 104 089

tor.berthelius@beringerfinance.com

Solveig Edda Cosser

Chief People Office / Chief Operating Officer, Stockholm

Solveig has 10 years of experience of working with top level management within the corporate and finance sectors in London, Reykjavik and Stockholm.

  • M.Sc. in Human Resource, University of Iceland
  • B.Sc. in Psychology, City University London

+46 706 337 503

solveig.cosser@beringerfinance.com

Ståle Schmidt

Head of Corporate Finance Norway, Oslo

More than 20 years of experience from research, consulting, equity sales and capital markets. Ståle has lead and participated in numerous smaller and larger capital raisings, sourcing financing from a pool of Nordic, UK and US investors.

  • B.Sc. in Finance, University of Southern California

+47 977 48 848

stale.schmidt@beringerfinance.com

Håkon Benjaminsen

Director, Oslo

15 years of experience from capital market, equity sales and research, covering a range of different industries. Håkon has a vast investor network in the Nordics and Europe.

  • M.Sc. in Financial Economics, BI Norwegian Business School

+47 982 21 281

hakon.benjaminsen@beringerfinance.com

Erik Furnes

Director, Oslo

More than 15 years of experience from both ECM and M&A from SEB Enskilda and Terra Securities.

  • M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), Oslo

+47 400 58 103

erik.furnes@beringerfinance.com

Rolf Henning Lem

Director, Oslo

More than 15 years of experience from investment banking within a broad range of industries but with a focus on aquaculture, renewable energy, biotechnology, technology and general industry. Rolf Henning has lead or participated in more than 100 transactions, mainly in the Norwegian capital market, as advisor in acquisitions, divestments, mergers and restructuring cases, or raising capital from financial investors or industrial players.

  • M.Sc. in Business Administration, Norwegian School of Business Administration

+47 977 48 845

rolf.lem@beringerfinance.com

Cathrin Lundgren

Director, Stockholm

Over 15 years of experience from banking and investment banking as a Director within Financial Institutions and Capital Markets covering International Investment Banks, Hedge Funds, Pension funds and Foundations.

Before joining Beringer Finance Cathrin was Director at Nordea Corporate & Investment Banking and she has also worked for SEB Merchant Banking and Avanza Bank.

 

  • B.Sc. in Economics from Halmstad University and additional studies at University of Lund

+46 70 571 12 78

cathrin.lundgren@beringerfinance.com

Anna Sundin

Director, Stockholm

Over 15 years of experience from banking and investment banking. Before joining Beringer Finance Anna was Client Executive covering the Midcorp segment at Swedbank. She also has a background from corporate finance at Kaupthing, Swedbank and Evli Bank.

Extensive experience from numerous ECM and M&A transactions in various sectors.

  • M.Sc. in Business Administration and Economics from School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg.

+46 703 476 519

anna.sundin@beringerfinance.com

Steinar Svalesen

Director, Oslo

Over 25 years of track-record from mobile and digital businesses. Steinar has international management experience from leading telecom operators and infrastructure providers such as Nortel, Ericsson and Telenor as well as extensive management consulting experience from consulting companies PA Consulting, Teleplan and Core Group. His focus more recently has been on business development and investments in disruptive early-stage and transformational growth companies. Steinar serves on the board of various early-stage Scandinavian technology companies.

  • M.Sc. in Computer Science, Texas A&M University
  • B.Sc. in Computer Science & Engineering, Texas A&M University

+47 9572 8490

steinar.svalesen@beringerfinance.com

Trygve Ugelstad

Director, Oslo

Over 15 years of transaction experience from international and Nordic Investment banks.

  • M.Sc. in Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • MBA, London Business School
  • Advanced Strategic Management, IMD Lausanne

+47 918 22 378

trygve.ugelstad@beringerfinance.com

Hans Henrik Westberg

Director, Oslo

Hans Henrik has more than 20 years of industrial experience from management positions in ICT companies in the Nordics. He has had multiple roles in Telenor within areas like business development and product leadership with focus on Internet. Hans Henrik also has experience from Amdocs PLC, HP Consulting, Weibull, and from his own consulting company where he has advised Norwegian IT companies.

  • MBA, Strategy & Management, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
  • Master of Management, Module Finance & Investments, BI Norwegian Business School
  • Bachelor with Honors – Electronics & Communication Engineering, University of Bristol

+47 479 01 020

hans.henrik.westberg@beringerfinance.com

Atle Lindstad

Associate Director, Oslo

Atle has experience from numerous capital raise and M&A projects, mainly within the technology/IT sector and with financial services companies.

  • M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)

+47 996 91 874

atle.lindstad@beringerfinance.com

Ole Magnus Broch Tenstad

Associate Director, Oslo

Experience from numerous M&A, ECM and DCM transactions within the financial services sector, including savings banks, consumer finance, debt purchasing and non-life insurance.

  • M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)

+47 926 89 835

ole.magnus.tenstad@beringerfinance.com

Johan Holmberg

Johan Holmberg

Senior Associate, Stockholm

Johan has experience from numerous transactions including M&A, IPOs and capital raises mainly within the technology and life science sector.

  • M.Sc in Economics and Business Administration, Copenhagen Business School (CBS)
  • B.Sc in Economics, Stockholm University

+46 704 33 29 10

johan.holmberg@beringerfinance.com

Dadi Janusson

Senior Associate, Reykjavik

Dadi’s background lies in technology and entrepreneurship, having founded, ran and successfully exited his own ventures. With over five years of experience from the finance industry, both from M&A and Risk Management, Dadi has experience from M&A transactions within the technology sector, as well as financial modeling and credit risk.

  • M.Sc. in Production Engineering and Management, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

+354 892 8359

dadi.janusson@beringerfinance.com

Anders Norheim Kvistad

Senior Associate, Oslo

Anders has participated in several M&A, ECM and DCM transactions across a wide range of industries. He mainly focuses on Aquaculture, TMT, Real Estate & Other SMB.

  • M.Sc. in Finance Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
  • M.Sc. in Strategy & Management Louvain School of Management
  • B.Sc. in Economics & Business Administration (NHH)

+47 926 95 876

anders.kvistad@beringerfinance.com

Henrik Laukvik

Senior Associate, Palo Alto

More than five years of experience from Management Consulting (Accenture PLC) and Investment banking. Henrik focuses primarily on M&A and private placements within the technology sector and strategic debt advisory services.

  • M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
  • FINRA Series 79

+1 (650) 447-6189

henrik.laukvik@us.beringerfinance.com

Kristian Melandsø

Senior Associate , Oslo

Kristian has participated in several M&A, ECM and DCM transactions within the financial sector, including savings banks, consumer finance and non-life insurance.

  • M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) with major in Financial Economics

+47 979 70 540

kristian.melandso@beringerfinance.com

Petter Gjessing Bakken

Associate, Oslo

Petter has experience from finance in technology projects (A.P.Moeller Maersk). He mainly focuses on M&A projects within the technology/IT and financial services sector.

  • M.Sc. in Finance and Investment, Copenhagen Business School

+47 93 00 36 17

petter.bakken@beringerfinance.com

Noland Katter

Associate Beringer Finance US, Inc, Palo Alto , Palo Alto

More than 10 years of experience managing complex operations and implementing strategic business initiatives for the startup technology industry. Noland’s experience lies in cutting edge technology within software, UAV’s and Robotics and he has a background in finance. Noland has successfully run and exited his own ventures, and currently serves as a startup advisory board member as well as active mentor for multiple Silicon Valley based accelerator programs.

  • B. Sc. in Sales Management, Purdue University
  • FINRA Series 63,79, and 82

+1 650 440 3907

noland.katter@us.beringerfinance.com

Daniel Lebréus

Associate, Stockholm

Daniel mainly focuses on M&A transactions in the TMT, Fintech and IT Services sector. Daniel has previous experience from PwC

  • B.Sc. in Business Administration and Economics from Uppsala University, Sweden

+46 70 398 83 39

daniel.lebreus@beringerfinance.com

Viktor Berggren

Analyst, Stockholm

Viktor mainly focuses on M&A transactions in the TMT, Fintech and IT Services sector. Viktor has previous experience from Catella Bank and American Express.

  • M.Sc. in Finance, Stockholm School of Economics
  • B.Sc. in Finance, Stockholm School of Economics

+46 702 919 520

viktor.berggren@beringerfinance.com

Bodil Erdal

Analyst, Oslo

Bodil started working at Beringer Finance in 2015. She has experience from several cross border transactions in different sectors.

  • Bachelor in Business Administration, Macquarie University, Sydney
  • Diploma of Law, University of Oslo

+47 4584 8843

bodil.erdal@beringerfinance.com

Andreas Forsman

Analyst, Stockholm

Experience from International Expansion and Management of Bank & PSP Relationships at Trustly. Previous experience also includes Accounting and Financial Reporting at EQT Partners and The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in Los Angeles. Andreas mainly focuses on M&A transactions within the TMT, Fintech and IT Services sector.

  • B.Sc. in Business Administration (Major in Corporate Finance) from Lund University, Sweden.

+46 704 564 767

andreas.forsman@beringerfinance.com

Mathias Maier

Analyst, Stockholm

Experience from Finance and Asset Management services through internships in Beringer Finance (Equity Research), Televenture Management, Goldman Sachs, and more. Mathias mainly focuses on M&A transactions within the TMT, Fintech and IT Services sectors.

  • B.Sc. in Business Administration (Major in Finance) from IE Business School, Spain
  • The Royal Norwegian Naval Officer School (UBHH) – Strategic Leadership

+46 706 300 264

mathias.maier@beringerfinance.com

Nicoleta Rosu

Analyst, Oslo

Nicoleta has previous experience from Equity Research. As a research analyst she had coverage of companies within the IT/TMT sectors and simultaneously analyzed and followed the Nordic IT services sector. Prior to joining Beringer Finance Nicoleta worked with management consulting and with SMEs funding.

  • M.Sc. in Financial Economics, BI Norwegian Business School
  • M.Sc. in International Financial Risk Management, Bucharest University of Economic Studies
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Bucharest University of Economic Studies

+47 486 83 152

nicoleta.rosu@beringerfinance.com

Emil S. Tønsberg

Analyst, Oslo

Emil started working at Beringer Finance in 2018. Through internships at Norwegian and Swedish banks, he has experience within various Capital Markets services, including foreign exchange brokerage, equity research and debt capital markets.

  • M.Sc. in Financial Economics, BI Norwegian Business School

+47 472 44 199

emil.tonsberg@beringerfinance.com

Ingjerd Dale

Office Manager, Oslo

10 years of experience in management and administration. Ingjerd has also worked as a journalist, producer and news reporter for Norwegian television and radio.

  • Master of professional accountancy, BI Norwegian Business School
  • Cand. Jur. major in Corporate Law, University of Oslo

+47 908 45 025

ingjerd.dale@beringerfinance.com

Arne Lien

Chief Compliance Officer, Oslo

Over 30 years of experience of working with Scandinavian Investment Banks; first as a stockbroker with a special interest for derivatives and later as Compliance Officer. He has held the position as Chief Compliance Officer since 2012. Arne has formerly served as a deputy board member of The Norwegian Securities Dealers Association (NSDA) and Head of the Derivatives Committee. He is currently a member of the NSDA’s Compliance Committee and The Ethical Advisory Board.

+47 932 85 572

arne.lien@beringerfinance.com

Anders Winterstad

Head of IT, Oslo

Over 15 years of experience managing IT-systems. He previously ran his own IT consulting business before joining Beringer Finance in 2006.

+47 402 04 330

anders.winterstad@beringerfinance.com

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