Partners

Christian Schmidt-Jacobsen Managing Partner

Christian Schmidt-Jacobsen holds an MSc in Economics and rejoined Axcel in 2015. Previously CFO at Icopal (2008-15), he also has experience from Chr. Hansen (2005-08) and Danske Bank Corporate Finance (1994-99) as well as from Axcel itself (1999-2005).

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Christian Frigast Executive Chairman, Partner

Christian Frigast holds an MSc in Economics and has been Managing Partner at Axcel since the founding of the company in 1994. Prior to that he was employed by Incentive A/S (1993-94) and Nordea (1976-93). Christian sits on the boards of PANDORA, Nordic Waterproofing, DVCA, Board Leadership Society in Denmark, the Denmark-America Foundation and Axcelfuture (chairman).

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Nikolaj Vejlsgaard Partner

Nikolaj Vejlsgaard holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration and joined Axcel in 1998. Prior to that he was employed by the Superfos group (1996-98). Nikolaj sits on the board of Conscia.

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Vilhelm Sundström Partner

Vilhelm Sundström holds an MSc in Economics and joined Axcel in 2006. He was formerly a director at Merrill Lynch International in London. Prior to that, he worked for such companies as Carnegie (2002-05), Morgan Stanley (1995-97 and 1999-2002) and Nordic Capital (1997-99). Vilhelm heads Axcel's office in Stockholm and sits on the board of Nordic Waterproofing.

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Peter Nyegaard Chief Financial Officer, Partner

Peter Nyegaard holds an MSc in Economics and joined Axcel in 2015. He previously spent more than 25 years at Nordea, most recently as a member of the Group Executive Management and COO of Wholesale Banking. Peter has overall responsibility for Axcel's finance functions, fund management and investor relations. He also chairs Danish bank FIH.

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Christian Bamberger Bro Partner

Christian Bamberger Bro holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration from Aarhus University and began at Axcel in 2014, having worked for Permira in London and Stockholm since 2006 and for McKinsey and Nordea Corporate Finance in Copenhagen before that.

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Lars Cordt Partner

Lars Cordt holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration and joined Axcel in 2006. He was previously employed at PwC (2002-06). Lars sits on the board of Mita-Teknik.

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Thomas Blomqvist Partner

Thomas Blomqvist holds an MSc in Finance and International Business and an MBA from INSEAD and joined Axcel in 2016. He has extensive private equity experience, having previously been the partner responsible for the Nordic region at US firm The Riverside Company, whose funds include a European mid-market fund. Prior to that, Thomas worked as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan in London.

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Partners

Christian Schmidt-Jacobsen Managing Partner

Christian Schmidt-Jacobsen holds an MSc in Economics and rejoined Axcel in 2015. Previously CFO at Icopal (2008-15), he also has experience from Chr. Hansen (2005-08) and Danske Bank Corporate Finance (1994-99) as well as from Axcel itself (1999-2005).

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Christian Frigast Executive Chairman, Partner

Christian Frigast holds an MSc in Economics and has been Managing Partner at Axcel since the founding of the company in 1994. Prior to that he was employed by Incentive A/S (1993-94) and Nordea (1976-93). Christian sits on the boards of PANDORA, Nordic Waterproofing, DVCA, Board Leadership Society in Denmark, the Denmark-America Foundation and Axcelfuture (chairman).

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Nikolaj Vejlsgaard Partner

Nikolaj Vejlsgaard holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration and joined Axcel in 1998. Prior to that he was employed by the Superfos group (1996-98). Nikolaj sits on the board of Conscia.

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Vilhelm Sundström Partner

Vilhelm Sundström holds an MSc in Economics and joined Axcel in 2006. He was formerly a director at Merrill Lynch International in London. Prior to that, he worked for such companies as Carnegie (2002-05), Morgan Stanley (1995-97 and 1999-2002) and Nordic Capital (1997-99). Vilhelm heads Axcel's office in Stockholm and sits on the board of Nordic Waterproofing.

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Peter Nyegaard Chief Financial Officer, Partner

Peter Nyegaard holds an MSc in Economics and joined Axcel in 2015. He previously spent more than 25 years at Nordea, most recently as a member of the Group Executive Management and COO of Wholesale Banking. Peter has overall responsibility for Axcel's finance functions, fund management and investor relations. He also chairs Danish bank FIH.

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Christian Bamberger Bro Partner

Christian Bamberger Bro holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration from Aarhus University and began at Axcel in 2014, having worked for Permira in London and Stockholm since 2006 and for McKinsey and Nordea Corporate Finance in Copenhagen before that.

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Lars Cordt Partner

Lars Cordt holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration and joined Axcel in 2006. He was previously employed at PwC (2002-06). Lars sits on the board of Mita-Teknik.

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Thomas Blomqvist Partner

Thomas Blomqvist holds an MSc in Finance and International Business and an MBA from INSEAD and joined Axcel in 2016. He has extensive private equity experience, having previously been the partner responsible for the Nordic region at US firm The Riverside Company, whose funds include a European mid-market fund. Prior to that, Thomas worked as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan in London.

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