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Nominations in CapMan Group


CapMan Plc Press Release 25 September 2007 1.15 p.m.
Jerome Bouix has been appointed as Senior Partner, Lars Hagelstam, Hans Tindlund and Torben von Lowzow as Partners and Espen Stenumgård as Investment Director.
Jerome Bouix, M.Sc. (Econ.), has been nominated as Senior Partner. He transfers to head the new Investor Services Unit, which is responsible for the Group’s fundraising, fund administration, investor relations, communications and product development as of 1 October 2007. Mr Bouix joined CapMan in 2000 and he is a member of the CapMan Plc Management Group.
Torben von Lowzow, M.Sc. (Eng.), has been appointed as Partner and a member of CapMan Plc’s Management Group effective 1 October 2007. He has twenty years of experience from the banking and finance industry in Northern Europe. In 2002-2006 Mr von Lowzow served as CEO of Gudme Raaschou Bank, an affiliate of the HSH Nordbank Group, and most recently as CEO of HSH Gudme Corporate Finance. In 1987-2001 he held management positions with Danske Bank in Copenhagen and London. Mr von Lowzow is a member of the boards of various companies and an executive committee member in many organisations.
Lars Hagelstam, M.Sc. (Econ.), has been nominated as Partner. He has strong experience from corporate finance and he has handled a number of M&A and corporate finance transactions in the Nordic countries and the rest of Europe. At CapMan Mr Hagelstam has had a key role in several buyout transactions including inter alia Lumene and Staffpoint. Mr Hagelstam joined CapMan in 1999.
Hans Tindlund, M.Sc. (Eng.), MBA, has been nominated as Partner. He joined CapMan in 2004 and has played an important role in the establishment of the CapMan operations in Norway and the investments by CapMan funds in Cardinal Foods AS, InfoCare ASA and Telemark Røntgen Group. Prior to CapMan, Mr Tindlund worked in corporate finance and strategy with McKinsey & Company and the investment bank H&Q Norden.
Espen Stenumgård, M.Sc. (Econ.), has been appointed as Investment Director. Mr Stenumgård joined CapMan in 2006. He has a broad background in operations, corporate finance and strategy from his prior positions at Catch Communications ASA, Kistefos Venture Capital and Bain & Company.
For more information, please contact:
Heikki Westerlund, CEO, CapMan Plc, tel. +358 9 6155 8304 or +358 50 559 6580
CapMan is one of the leading alternative asset managers in the Nordic countries and manages Nordic funds with approximately EUR 3 billion in total capital. CapMan has four investment areas (CapMan Buyout, CapMan Technology, CapMan Life Science and CapMan Real Estate), and each of them has a dedicated team. Altogether CapMan employs around 100 people in Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo. CapMan was established in 1989 and its B shares are listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange since 2001.