Adalsteinn Johannsson

Chief Executive Officer , Stockholm

More than 15 years of experience from investment banking and entrepreneurship globally. Adalsteinn has lead and participated in over 150 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 is the owner of the merged company of Beringer Finance and Fondsfinans along with the Norwegian family Must.

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

adalsteinn.johannsson@beringerfinance.com

Einar Unhjem Johansen

Deputy CEO and Country Manager Norway, Oslo

Over 20 years of experience from investment banking. Before joining Beringer Finance Einar was the Global Head of High Yield Origination & Debt Advisory, Investment Banking at Swedbank. He has been involved in most areas within international investment banking activities, notably at Goldman Sachs in New York and London 1997-2004, Deutsche Bank 2004-2006, and as Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2006-2010. In 2010 Einar established First Securities’ (now Swedbank) High Yield and Debt Advisory business, and more recently took the initiative to establish Swedbank’s Acquisition Finance as well as loan Syndication units in Oslo.

  • B.Sc. in Finance from University of Utah
  • MBA from IESE in Barcelona
  • AFF Solstrandprogrammet (AMP) Class of 2015

+47 99 11 94 17

einar.johansen@beringerfinance.com

Tor Berthelius

Country Manager Sweden

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

Sigridur Albertsdottir

Chief People Officer, Stockholm

Over 10 years of experience from human resource management within the banking industry. Both on a strategic and operational level. Her particular focus has been on developing recruitment processes, compensation and benefit programs and leadership and employee programs. Sigridur’s interests lies in developing the work environment by working proactively with health subjects and rehabilitation process. Additionally, she has solid experience with negotiating with unions and other collective committees.

  • Magister in Business and Administration, Stockholm University

+ 46 708 414 680

sigridur.albertsdottir@beringerfinance.com

Gísli Ólafsson

Chief Technology Officer, Palo Alto

Over 30 years of experience from the IT industry. Gisli sold his first program at the age of 14. He has worked for 10 years at Microsoft, where he was involved in product development, sales, technical evangelism, and most recently as a trusted advisor to national governments and international organizations on the effective use of technology in their operations. Gisli’s deep understanding of technology, his long-time software product development expertise, and his extensive network inside and outside of the technology industry enables him to quickly provide value to technology companies. Gisli also has over 20 years’ of experience in responding to disasters around the world and is considered one of the leading authorities on the use of technology in crisis situations. Gisli sits on a number of committees and boards related to the use of technology in international disasters and is a sought after speaker at conferences and workshops worldwide. Gisli has also over the past 15 years worked closely with the startup community and is an advisory board member and member of board of directors of numerous startups.

  • B.Sc. in Information Technology, Copenhagen University

+1 650 272 9457

gisli.olafsson@beringerfinance.com

Baldur Stefansson

Country Manager Iceland , Reykjavik, Stockholm

Over 20 years of experience in private equity and investment banking. Before joining Beringer Finance Baldur was Managing Partner at the financial service firm Arctica Finance for eight years and prior to that Senior Director at Landsbanki´s International Investment Banking arm for five years. Baldur has led many complex cross border and local Corporate Finance, ECM and DCM transactions in various sectors, in recent years with a particular focus on Renewable Energy & CleanTech.

  • MBA from IESE, Barcelona

+ 354 82 06 582

baldur.stefansson@beringerfinance.com

Timo Lehes

Country Manager US, Palo Alto

Over 20 years of experience from starting, running, exiting and investing in enterprise software companies. Timo has served as an investor and executive in technology companies, with extensive experience from building, running and investing in enterprise software companies and leading various merger and acquisition deals. With multiple successful exits, he has worked both Buy and Sell sides of financial transactions. In the past year, Timo had successful exits in advertising technology platform Admeta and virtualization platform Witsbits. Throughout his career, Timo has invested in more than 40 companies. He currently serves as a board member at BankerBay.

  • M.Sc. in Computer Science & Data Communication, Chalmers University

+1 415 806 9332

timo.lehes@beringerfinance.com

Sara Liljedal

Head of Communications, Stockholm

More than 10 years of experience from strategical and tactical work in PR, communication and media relations. Sara has a background in journalism and has worked for some of Sweden’s leading broadcasting companies. She has also worked as a press secretary for the Speaker of the Swedish Parliament and most recently as Head of Press & PR for one of Sweden’s largest mutual life insurance companies.

  • Bachelor of Journalism from JMK, Stockholm University

+46 706 29 9163

sara.liljedal@beringerfinance.com

Ivar Andreas Lemmechen Gjul

Head of Corporate Finance Norway, Oslo

Ivar Andreas is Head of Corporate Finance at Beringer Finance’s Norway office and was previously Head of Equity Research. Ivar Andreas has also worked as an Equity Analyst and for several years as a Management Consultant at EY.

  • MBA in Finance, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
  • Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA), Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
  • M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration, Norwegian School of Economics/Uni. St Gallen
  • Norwegian School of Entrepreneurship, University of Oslo/Cornell University

+47 996 96 955

ivar.andreas.lemmechen.gjul@beringerfinance.com

Ståle Schmidt

Head of Capital Markets 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

Steinunn Kristin Thordardottir

Director, Oslo

Over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, project finance, consulting and management in Europe and the United States. Steinunn has worked with companies in sectors such as seafood, shipping, energy, banking, pharmaceuticals and retail. She has lead and closed numerous transactions worldwide, the biggest one at GBP 450 million. Prior to joining Beringer Finance, Steinunn served on various boards in shipping, financial institutions and funds. She enjoys working with companies and investors internationally in creating opportunities and effectively building value.

  • MBA, Finance, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona
  • BA, International Business and Politics, University of South Carolina

+47 9545 1900

steinunn.thordardottir@beringerfinance.com

Kjetil Sørlien Barli

Director, Oslo

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

  • M.Sc. in Industrial Economics and Technology Management, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

+47 908 42 016

kjetil.barli@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

Knut Vidjeland

Director, Vice President, Beringer Finance US Inc., New York, Oslo

More than 15 years of experience from various roles within the capital markets industry. Knut has deep and broad industry knowledge developed through many years as a financial analyst in leading investments banks, including ABG Securities and Fearnley Fonds. In recent years, his main focus has been on the credit and high-yield bond market. Knut has acted as an advisor and specialist on a large number of debt transactions and bond issuances. He was also co-founder of the successful telecom/mobile software company Emode AS (2000), acquired by Aspiro AB in 2004.

  • M.Sc. in Business Administration, University of Utah
  • FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 licensed

+47 913 64 410

knut.vidjeland@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

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

Sveinn Gudjonsson

Director, Reykjavik, Stockholm

Over 10 years of experience from Corporate Finance, first with Landsbanki, then working for eastern European private equity clients and since 2012 as a team leader at Arctica Finance. From 2002 to 2005 Sveinn was a fund manager managing a large cap portfolio of investments in equities in energy and infrastructure companies.

  • BSc Accounting, finance and operational management, University of Iceland
  • MSc Finance, Cass Business School

sveinn.gudjonsson@beringerfinance.com

Karl Kari Masson

Director, Reykjavik

Over ten years of experience from Equity Research, Corporate Finance, Corporate Restructuring, Credit Risk Monitoring and Asset Management. For the majority of that time Karl Kari worked at Landsbankinn in Iceland, but he has also worked for Reykjavik Savings Bank and Actavis.

  • BSc Accounting, finance and operational management, University of Iceland
  • MBA, Texas A&M University

+354 820 6883

karl.kari.masson@beringerfinance.com

Huizi Zeng 曾惠子

Senior Associate, Stockholm

Working with Asia equity investments and business operations since 2006. Huizi closely follows developments in Emerging Asian markets including Greater China, South Korea and Southeast Asia, and has developed unique on-the-ground insights across Europe and Asia continents. Prior to joining Beringer Finance, she worked as an Asian equity analyst at the Swedish active asset manager East Capital based in Stockholm, covering technology, energy and consumer goods sectors. Before moving to Sweden in 2009, she was heading Towers Watson’s Global Research Center (20 analysts/economists) in Wuhan, China. Huizi currently leads the Asia desk at Beringer Finance.

曾惠子自2006年起从事亚洲股权市场投资及研究团队运营工作。她密切跟踪欧洲及新兴亚洲市场(大中华区、韩国及东南亚)的经济、商业和企业发展,获得了横跨欧亚市场的独特本土化观点。加入Beringer Finance之前,她在瑞典主动型资产管理公司East Capital任职亚洲二级股权市场分析师,覆盖科技、能源及消费品行业。2009年移居瑞典前,她领导着韬睿惠悦武汉全球研究办公室的20人分析师/经济学家团队。 曾惠子目前负责Beringer Finance亚洲团队业务。

  • M.Sc. in Business & Economics, Stockholm School of Economics
  • B.A. in Economics, Huazhong University of Science & Technology
  • CFA Institute, Level III Candidate

+46 706 017 667

huizi.zeng@beringerfinance.com

Ole Magnus Broch Tenstad

Senior Associate, 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

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

Atle Lindstad

Senior Associate, 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

Annika Brandt

Associate, Stockholm

Annika has previous experience from M&A Advisory Services, at Grant Thornton, focusing on dynamic and fast-growing entrepreneurial clients. Previous experience also includes Corporate Banking at SEB and Foreign Exchange Services in London.

  • M.Sc. in Finance and Investments , London School of Business and Finance
  • B.Sc. in Real Estate and Finance , Royal Institute of Technology
  • International Affairs, Stockholm University

+46 705 946 177

annika.brandt@beringerfinance.com

Steingrímur Eyjólfsson

Associate, Reykjavik

Steingrímur began working at Beringer while finishing his degree in Finance from the University of Iceland in 2015. He has previously worked at Arion bank as a business consultant.

  • B.Sc. in Finance from University of Iceland, Student from Hamrahlid College

+ 354 694 1544

steingrimur.eyjolfsson@beringerfinance.com

Noland Katter

Associate, 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

+1 650 440 3907

noland.katter@us.beringerfinance.com

Anders Norheim Kvistad

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

Kristian Melandsø

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

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

Teenie Fung 冯晓榆

Analyst, Stockholm

Teenie previously worked as Equity Analyst, Strategist & Economist at BNP Paribas and United Overseas Bank in Hong Kong. Her sector expertise includes Electric Vehicles, Energy and TMT sectors across the Asia Pacific region. She also developed international business experiences through joining a Funds of Hedge Funds and several tech- related companies in London and Geneva.

冯晓榆此前在位于香港的法国巴黎银行与新加坡大华银行证券公司 (大华继显)任职股票分析员、 策略师和经济分析师。其行业专长包括大中华区及其他主要亚洲市场的新能源汽车、能源及 TMT领域。在加入投行之前,她曾于伦敦的一家对冲基金母基金和瑞士日内瓦的智能手机公司分别获得跨国企业战略与国际市场业务发展的经验。

  • BSc (Hons) Management at Warwick Business School (United Kingdom)
  • Securities & Futures Commission of Hong Kong – Type 4 license

+46 702 52 5572

teenie.fung@beringerfinance.com

Henrik Laukvik

Analyst, Oslo

Henrik has experience from management consulting in financial services (Accenture). He mainly focuses on M&A projects within the technology/IT and financial services sector.

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

+47 45 28 23 26

henrik.laukvik@beringerfinance.com

Fredrik Falck

Analyst, Oslo

Fredrik has experience from transaction advisory and financial due diligence from EY. He mainly focuses on M&A projects within the technology/IT and financial services sector

  • M.Sc. in Applied Economics and Finance from Copenhagen Business School (CBS)

+47 47 26 24 60

fredrik.falck@beringerfinance.com

Håkon Benjaminsen

Equity Sales, 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

Tor Arild Asbjørnsen

Equity and Fixed Income Sales, Vice President, Beringer Finance US Inc. , New York, Oslo

More than 5 years’ of experience from International Equity and fixed income sales with primary focus on financial services sector and real estate sector.

  • M. Sc. in Economics and Business Administration, BI Norwegian Business School
  • Norwegian School of Entrepreneurship, Boston University
  • FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 licensed.

+47 924 50 737

tor.asbjornsen@beringerfinance.com

Knut Ellingsberg

Equity Sales, Oslo

More than 30 years of experience from equity markets. Knut has worked with equity sales focusing on institutional investors and family offices.

+47 977 48 833

knut.ellingsberg@beringerfinance.com

Øyvind Tvilde

Fixed Income and Equity Sales, Oslo

More than 15 years of experience as a portfolio manager and quantitative analyst across most asset classes at Warren Capital, WarrenWicklund Asset Management and Finansbanken (now Storebrand).

  • B.Sc. in Finance, Norwegian School of Management

+47 977 39 273

oyvind.tvilde@beringerfinance.com

Tore Elstad Forbrigd

Equity Sales, Oslo

More than 30 years of experience from sales and research of Norwegian equities, serving domestic and international clients. Tore has been active in a numerous of transactions through his career, mainly raising capital for Norwegian companies across all sectors from investors globally.

  • M.Sc. in Business Administration, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

+47 900 92 211

tore.forbrigd@beringerfinance.com

Morten Schwarz

Equity Sales, Oslo

More than 20 years of experience from asset management and investment banking from Skandia, Gjensidige and Terra Asset management and investment banking in DnB Markets, First Securities and Arctic Securities.

  • MBA, Finance, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
  • Certified portfolio manager, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
  • Certified financial analyst, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
  • Master in Business and Marketing, BI Norwegian Business School

+47 406 90 065

morten.schwarz@beringerfinance.com

Rune Oseid

Equity Sales, Oslo

20 years of experience from investment banking as Equity Sales. Rune spent 16 years in Handelsbanken Capital Markets before joining Beringer Finance. In addition to trading Nordic stocks Rune has also been doing macro- and equity strategy presentations for clients for the last 15 years.

  • M.Sc. in Business, Norwegian Business School (NHH)

+47 908 21 955

rune.oseid@beringerfinance.com

Geir Kristiansen

Equity Research, Oslo

Over 20 years of experience from equity markets, both as sell-side analyst and portfolio manager. Geir has participated in a significant number of corporate transactions. He has covered a wide range of sectors, but has had main focus on financial institutions and seafood companies. Geir has also worked as an advisor in the Norwegian FSA and for McKinsey as Practice Expert (Engagement Manager level).

  • EFFAS CFA, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
  • M.Sc. in Business, Norwegian Business School

+47 907 84 593

geir.kristiansen@beringerfinance.com

Knut Erik Løvstad

Equity Research, Oslo

25 years of experience from investment banking and research in Oslo and London, covering a range of different industries. This includes Oil, Oil Services, Construction, Business Services, Technology and Aquaculture.

  • MBA , New York University
  • CFA Certified Financial Analyst
  • Bachelor in Business Administration, East Carolina University

+47 934 46 344

knut.lovstad@beringerfinance.com

Erik Hjulström

Equity Research, Oslo

More than 10 years of experience from sell-side Equity Research. Erik’s primary focus has always been on the technology, telecoms and media sector. The portfolio has also consisted of diversified small caps within bio-tech, cyclical, industry and consumer discretionary companies.

  • M.Sc. in Financial Economics, Gothenburg School of Economics and Commercial Law

+47 907 27 556

erik.hjulstrom@beringerfinance.com

Ulrik Årdal Zürcher

Equity Research, Oslo

Investment banking experience from Amsterdam and Oslo, including corporate finance, ECM and equity research. Ulrik’s research focus is ‘challenger’ financials (e.g. banks, insurance, CMS) that utilize FinTech to disrupt the incumbents. Ulrik was in 2016 placed 3rd in CFA’s European quant awards.

  • M.Sc. in Financial Economics, Maastricht University
  • B.Sc. in Economics and Business Economics, Maastricht University

+47 458 16 943

ulrik.zurcher@beringerfinance.com

Magnus Graneroed

Equity Research, Oslo

Broad international experience. Magnus covers a wide range of industries in our Industrial SMB segment.

  • M.Sc. in Finance, Universitá Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Milan
  • B.Sc. in Finance, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

+47 922 38 407

magnus.granerod@beringerfinance.com

Nicoleta Rosu

Equity Research, Oslo

Prior to joining Beringer Finance Nicoleta was a intern at a management consulting firm. She has also worked for two years as an editor for a financial news website.

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

+47 486 83 152

nicoleta.rosu@beringerfinance.com

Michael Barratt Nordlie

Trading & Execution, Oslo

20 years of experience from trading in the Nordic equity markets. Over the years Michael has been responsible for execution and market making of several companies at Oslo Børs. Futhermore he has traded in derivatives and FX.

  • Bachelor in Business Administration, BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo

+47 991 57 187

michael.barratt@beringerfinance.com

Hans Adrian Riseng

Trading & Execution, Oslo

2 years of experience from trading and asset management. Hans Adrian previously co-managed a 3-million-dollar portfolio at Stetson Univ.

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, Stetson University

+47 900 88 815

hans.adrian.riseng@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

Arni Birgisson

Chief Financial Officer, Reykjavik

More than 15 years of experience in the Finance industry. He has worked in corporate finance and debt recovery at Icebank, project- and investment valuation and treasury- and process management at Reykjavik Energy and as a financial analyst at the office of Reykjavik City auditor.

  • M.Sc. in Finance, University of Skövde
  • B.Sc. in Business Administration, Reykjavik University

+354 698 4650

arni.birgisson@beringerfinance.com

Arnbjørg Floten

Chief Financial Officer & Controller, Oslo

15 years of experience from finance and investment banking. Arnbjørg has worked with equity research and has also been responsible for HR.

  • Master in Management, ESCP Europe
  • Cand. Mag., University of Oslo

+47 951 63 527

arnbjorg.floten@beringerfinance.com

Bjørn Dahl

Head of settlements, Oslo

Long experience from working in the financial industry. Bjørn has previously worked for DNB and ABG Sundal Collier.

  • Graduate economist, BI Norwegian Business School

+47 980 50 782

bjorn.dahl@beringerfinance.com

Solveig Edda Cosser

Executive Assistant, 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

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

Sonja Pétursdóttir

Office Manager, Palo Alto

Sonja has worked as a Civil Engineer for various companies in Reykjavik, Iceland. She has also worked as a consultant/volunteer for a Children’s Aid, assisting them with website editing, translating documents and school curriculums for staff working in the field in both Mathare slum, Nairobi and Loitokitok, Kenya. She wrote her Bachelor and Master thesis on urban planning and slums in both Kenya and Malavi.

  • M.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Reykjavik University

+1 650 283 1834

sonja.petursdottir@beringerfinance.com

Nora Simonsen

President, Beringer Finance US, Inc., New York

Over 15 years of wide-ranging experience in the financial services industry. She has comprehensive knowledge with Rule 15a-6 regulations, and Small Firm Broker Dealer operations, compliance and administration. Nora joined Fondsfinans Inc in New York in October 2009 as Chief Compliance Officer, and has since 2011 been President of the U.S. Broker Dealer. Nora came from Thomas Weisel Partners where she spent six years as a Senior Sales Associate in their Private Client Department in San Francisco and New York. Prior to this she worked for Robertson Stephens’ Bayview Partners, and Volpe, Brown & Wheelan also in San Francisco.

  • B.Sc. in Business Administration, International Business, University of San Francisco
  • FINRA Series 7, 24, 27, 63, 79, 99 licensed

+1 415 370-5615

nora.simonsen@us.beringerfinance.com

Christin Härter

Corporate Settlement, Oslo

More than 15 years experience from back office, working at ABG Sundal Collier and Beringer Finance. Christin has managed settlement for numerous transactions including rights issues for dually listed companies. She manages corporate settlements for IPO’s, private placements, repair offerings, mandatory offerings, direct sales and bond issues for Norwegian and foreign stocks and bonds.

Fondsfinans Back Office was ranked No1 settlement Norwegian equities in the Prospera Analysis 2015.

  • Wang College: Stud.fag / Economics

+47 906 50 050

christin.harter@beringerfinance.com

Cristin Westby

Settlement Officer, Oslo

20 years of working experience within the securities and investment banking industry. Cristin has previously been Section Manager for DnB Markets International custody and operations, Head of settlement Fearnley Securities AS and Settlement Officer Government Pension Fund Norway “Folketrygdfondet”.

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, BI Norwegian Business School
  • Business Economist, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)

+47 934 55 018

cristin.westby@beringerfinance.com

Esben Wahl

IT, Oslo

More than 10 years of IT experience. Before joining Beringer Finance Esben worked as an IT consultant in Accept Data Norway AS, serving many Norwegian brokerage with broker systems and operating services.

+47 950 59 520

esben.wahl@beringerfinance.com

Anders Winterstad

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

Ellen Forbech Havre

Reception, Oslo

Receptionist and secretary since 2007. Also responsible for the switchboard and meeting rooms. Prior to Beringer Finance Ellen worked in retail and customer service for several years.

+47 400 01 393

ellen.havre@beringerfinance.com

Georgiana Trandafir

Canteen, Oslo

Georgiana has the full responsibility for lunch service, food and beverages. Prior to Beringer Finance Georgiana was canteen leader at Schibsted.

+47 934 39 996

georgiana.trandafir@beringerfinance.com

Arni Thor Arnason

Senior Advisor

Over 10 years of experience from Mergers & Acquisitions and Investment banking. Arni has significant management and entrepreneurship experience and a special interest in IT/ Tech startup´s, focusing on sales & marketing. He has worked as an advisor for several companies in restructuring processes.

  • Political Science, University of Iceland

arni.arnason@beringerfinance.com

Arne Daehli

Senior Advisor

Over 25 years’ of experience from industry, banks and corporate finance with focus on debt advisory. Arne has worked within structured finance, both in the Nordic countries based in Oslo and Stockholm, and international transactions done out of London. Arne has been involved in transactions in different sectors including industrial engineering, telecom, transportation and energy. Arne is now focusing on origination on debt advisory and working closely with the M&A team.

  • M.Sc. in Business and Finance, Uppsala University

arne.daehli@beringerfinance.com

Harald K. Berg

Senior Advisor

Over 20 years of experience from corporate finance, investment banking and entrepreneurship all over Europe. Harald´s corporate finance specializations are acquisition debt finance and cross border M&A transactions. Harald is also a dedicated entrepreneur with successful and active current and past ownership ranging from investment banking and micro credit to telecom and fiber optical technology companies. He serves as a board member of Meltwater Group, Georgian Credit and SmartOptics.

  • MBA, University of Freiburg

harald.berg@beringerfinance.com

Trond Dale

Senior Advisor

Over 20 years’ of experience in the financial sector from some of the world’s largest banks including Chemical Bank, Oslo and London, Goldman Sachs, London, Credit Agricole, Stockholm and DLP Capital, Stockholm. Trond’s main focus has been in international sales and advisory emphasizing on Foreign Exchange, Interest and Fixed Income Products.

  • Lic. Oec. HSG/MBA in Banking and Finance, Handelshochscule St. Gallen, Switzerland

trond.dale@beringerfinance.com

Donald Farmer

Senior Advisor

Donald has worked for over 30 years in the fields of data management and product innovation, with a background ranging from fish-farming to archaeology to advanced manufacturing. He has worked in award-winning startups in the UK and Iceland, and spent 15 years at Microsoft and at Qlik leading teams designing and developing new enterprise capabilities in data integration, data mining, self-service analytics and visualization.

As an advisor and investor Donald’s interests are equally diverse, including restaurant management software in the Philippines and graph database analytics in Silicon Valley. He mentors individuals from junior inside sales reps to globally-focused executives.

Per Christian Goller

Senior Advisor

25 years of experience from investment banking and industry. Per Christian has lead several large M&A transactions and capital raisings, particularly in the financial and technology sectors.

  • MBA, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
  • B.Sc. in Management Sciences, UMIST, University of Manchester

Thomas Ivarson

Senior Advisor

Thomas has over 30 years of international experience in IT software and services companies. After a 15-year career in Ericsson he was CEO for two global software companies during 7 years, EHPT AB and CMG Wireless Data Solutions BV. Then followed 9 years of executive roles in the IT services sector for Logica/CGI. Since 2013 Thomas works as an investor, he has a portfolio of 12 companies and is a Board member in 5 of them.

  • M.Sc. in Electric Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology
  • Master of Science in Business and Economics, Gothenburg University

Manish Jha

Senior Advisor

The founder and Executive Chairman of the Silvermine Group. Manish has spent over 25 years’ in the media business, as general manager of business units in large companies like the NFL and ESPN and as CEO and President of smaller companies like Vantrix, SkyWeaver and Tremor Video. Most recently, Mr. Jha was President of Publisher Platforms at Tremor Video, where he oversaw the publisher business, successfully launching and rapidly growing the company’s programmatic SSP platform. Prior to Tremor, he served as the General Manager of Mobile at the NFL where his team developed industry leading applications for smartphones and tablets. Previously, Manish served as the President and CEO of SkyWeaver, Inc, a social and interest graph based targeting company, and as CEO of Vantrix, a video technology company.

Mr. Jha started his career at ESPN, where he served in various capacities including as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mobile, and as SVP/GM of Emerging Media, launching innovative services like ESPN3. Mr. Jha has received numerous industry accolades for his leadership, including: one of the “50 most influential people in streaming and technology” by Streaming Magazine, one of “CableFax 100” by CableFax magazine, “Who’s Who in Mobile” by The Hollywood Reporter, one of the most influential sports technology executives of the decade by The Sports Business Journal, and one of the 25 most influential South Asian Executives in media in the US by Korn Ferry and IFFLA.

  • Variety of executive education programs at Harvard, MIT and UCLA
  • BA degree in Philosophy and Religion, Colgate University

Robert Lampereur

Senior Advisor

Over 30 years’ of industry experience and is currently the CTO of The Stonington Group, where he is focused on venture capital and industry development activities. In addition to his Senior Advisor role with Beringer Finance, Robert is a co-founder of Yorke Capital Founders, LLC.
Prior to The Stonington Group, he was Chief Software Engineer & Mission Systems Engineer at Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp (15 years) and Lockheed Martin (15 years). His career focused on developing high reliability, real-time systems for government and commercial customers. A career highlight is the time he spent developing flight software used to operate the cameras currently in the Hubble Space Telescope. He has supported the development and operations of numerous NASA and government systems that include the Kepler Space Telescope, weather & climate monitoring satellites, global communication systems, and methods for addressing cyber security issues unique too aerospace.

  • M.Sc. in Computer Information Systems, Regis University, Denver, Colorado
  • B.Sc. in Computer Science, Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin

rob.lampereur@beringerfinance.com

Frederic Laziou

Senior Advisor

Frederic Laziou is the CEO of Tacton, a Swedish software company (200 employees). Frederic has 15 years’ experience in IT and technology working in various countries with general management, corporate and business development, M&A and strategy. Prior to joining Tacton, Frederic was CEO of 24 Solutions, a cloud infrastructure provider.

Colin Orviss

Senior Advisor

Over 35 years´ experience in the Communications and, more recently, the Digital Connected Lifestyle arena, having worked in executive positions for two Tier 1 European Communications Service Providers (CSP) and in senior international roles in major US and Indian corporations. Colin has worked as an independent international technology and business consultant since 1992 for CSPs and other high tech companies in the connected society in over 50 countries on all continents. In this role, he has reviewed & defined new business models, created enterprise information systems architectures and programs and managed the digital transformation of corporations. He works extensively with the start-up community as both an advisor and investor and on the adoption of new models for operationalizing the I-IoT/M2M for the various players in the new eco-system.

Ole Morten Settevik

Senior Advisor

Experienced CEO and Board Member/Chairman for software and service companies in the Nordic region. Proven record in Enterprise sales, channel development and building market share for software and IT services, especially ERP and Payroll solutions. Long term experience in building strategic relationship to International software and service companies, especially companies with offerings based on Microsoft technologies. Clear focus on strengthening core competencies to challenge culture and organizational behavior, take lead in the change of business processes and organizational culture. Extensive experience in operational turn around projects, building company strategy, restructuring, rightsizing and building management team.

  • M.Sc. in strategic planning and execution, business modelling and statistics from Copenhagen Business School

ole.settevik@beringerfinance.com

Chris Thomas

Senior Advisor

Over 35 years’ of industry experience and is currently the CEO of The Stonington Group. In his career, Chris has focused on developing and driving market adoption of cutting edge technologies. He is sought after for his visionary executive workshops that blend technology futures with accelerating business revenue.
Prior to The Stonington Group, Chris was Chief Strategist at Intel Corporation focused on global engagement with Industry, Governments, Systems Integrators, NGOs and Global Development Agencies including developing strategies, architectures and products for Networking, Communications, PC, Server, Enterprise, Education, Health Care, Small Business, Mobile, Emerging Market and other areas. He is well known for driving computer industry standardization and next generation solutions, including founding the Desktop Management Task Force (DMTF), creating and directing Intel’s Distributed Enterprise Architecture Lab, and architecting core technologies behind the LANDesk™ Management Suite. He co-authored the book “Mashup Corporations” and has participated in World Economic Forum Information Technology, Internet Security, and Cloud Computing activities.

  • Disruptive Technologies Program, Harvard Business School
  • B.Sc. in Computer Science and BA Spanish, Carroll University

chris.thomas@beringerfinance.com

Kjartan Thor Thordarson

Senior Advisor

Over 20 years’ of experience in the entertainment industry and software sector. Kjartan has held several top management positions, founded companies and executed successful exits. He was CEO and co-owner of STORM, a leader in digital content creation. He founded and sold PoppTV, the first and only 24-hour music television station in Iceland. He started VYRE, a Content Management and Web Publishing vendor. As CEO of STORM, in 2006 he sold and then merged the company with Sagafilm and in 2008 he acquired Sagafilm as he currently serves as the Chairman and CEO of Sagafilm Nordic in Stockholm. Kjartan currently sits on the board of travel innovator Bokun and distribution platform OZ.

kjartan.thordarson@beringerfinance.com

Mary Whatman

Senior Advisor

ounded on her more than 25 years’ of international experience in the Communications, Startup, IT, Government and Managed Services industries, Mary specializes in the creation of pragmatic strategies, solutions and ecosystems that define the business evolution of an organization, its products, processes and outcomes as they evolve to embrace the Internet of Things (IoT). Having worked with industries spanning Communications, Finance, Medical, Utilities, Manufacturing and more, the focus is on achieving the ultimate objective of an Enhanced Quality of Life (e-QoL©) for all while developing a strong business foundation on which to maintain robust revenues and optimized costs.

Mary is a founder of Parhelion Global Communications Advisors, a company that focuses on providing strategic transformation services to industries using communications and mobility to define their role in enabling the connected society. To facilitate the business transformations, she has co-authored a new suite of business, functional and technical models that effectively and efficiently operationalize and monetize the connected society applying the latest in technical and business transformational constructs. In addition, Mary leverages her strategic and operational experience as a senior executive in three Tier 1 communications providers so that the individual strategies can be operationalized in a pragmatic and effective manner. For this, she also calls upon her former roles and experience with systems integrators and software vendors. She has worked extensively across industries in the areas of technology startup, business-technology planning, organizational transformation, applications architecture, systems development, and corporate technology management cutting operating costs, accelerating the pace of business change, connecting businesses to their customers and enabling enterprises to respond to domestic and international opportunities. 

Adalsteinn Johannsson Chief Executive Officer
Einar Unhjem Johansen Deputy CEO and Country Manager Norway
Tor Berthelius Country Manager Sweden
Sigridur Albertsdottir Chief People Officer
Gísli Ólafsson Chief Technology Officer
Baldur Stefansson Country Manager Iceland
Timo Lehes Country Manager US
Sara Liljedal Head of Communications
Ivar Andreas Lemmechen Gjul Head of Corporate Finance Norway
Ståle Schmidt Head of Capital Markets Norway
Steinunn Kristin Thordardottir Director
Kjetil Sørlien Barli Director
Steinar Svalesen Director
Trygve Ugelstad Director
Knut Vidjeland Director, Vice President, Beringer Finance US Inc.
Rolf Henning Lem Director
Erik Furnes Director
Sveinn Gudjonsson Director
Karl Kari Masson Director
Huizi Zeng 曾惠子 Senior Associate
Ole Magnus Broch Tenstad Senior Associate
Dadi Janusson Senior Associate
Atle Lindstad Senior Associate
Annika Brandt Associate
Steingrímur Eyjólfsson Associate
Noland Katter Associate
Anders Norheim Kvistad Associate
Kristian Melandsø Associate
Bodil Erdal Analyst
Teenie Fung 冯晓榆 Analyst
Henrik Laukvik Analyst
Fredrik Falck Analyst
Håkon Benjaminsen Equity Sales
Tor Arild Asbjørnsen Equity and Fixed Income Sales, Vice President, Beringer Finance US Inc.
Knut Ellingsberg Equity Sales
Øyvind Tvilde Fixed Income and Equity Sales
Tore Elstad Forbrigd Equity Sales
Morten Schwarz Equity Sales
Rune Oseid Equity Sales
Geir Kristiansen Equity Research
Knut Erik Løvstad Equity Research
Erik Hjulström Equity Research
Ulrik Årdal Zürcher Equity Research
Magnus Graneroed Equity Research
Nicoleta Rosu Equity Research
Michael Barratt Nordlie Trading & Execution
Hans Adrian Riseng Trading & Execution
Arne Lien Chief Compliance Officer
Arni Birgisson Chief Financial Officer
Arnbjørg Floten Chief Financial Officer & Controller
Bjørn Dahl Head of settlements
Solveig Edda Cosser Executive Assistant
Ingjerd Dale Office Manager
Sonja Pétursdóttir Office Manager
Nora Simonsen President, Beringer Finance US, Inc.
Christin Härter Corporate Settlement
Cristin Westby Settlement Officer
Esben Wahl IT
Anders Winterstad IT
Ellen Forbech Havre Reception
Georgiana Trandafir Canteen
Arni Thor Arnason Senior Advisor
Arne Daehli Senior Advisor
Harald K. Berg Senior Advisor
Trond Dale Senior Advisor
Donald Farmer Senior Advisor
Per Christian Goller Senior Advisor
Thomas Ivarson Senior Advisor
Manish Jha Senior Advisor
Robert Lampereur Senior Advisor
Frederic Laziou Senior Advisor
Colin Orviss Senior Advisor
Ole Morten Settevik Senior Advisor
Chris Thomas Senior Advisor
Kjartan Thor Thordarson Senior Advisor
Mary Whatman Senior Advisor
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