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Maj Invest Equity’s investment team consisting of 12 investment professionals is one of Denmark’s largest and most experienced teams with focus on small and medium-sized companies.

In the selection of our team members we emphasise experience, integrity and excellent cooperative skills.

We are always looking to establish partnerships with business executives who can play a significant role in taking our companies to the next level and participate actively in the ongoing development of such companies.

Per Høholt

Deputy Managing Partner, Managing Director

+45 33 38 73 41
peh@majinvest.com

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Per Høholt joined Maj Invest Equity in 2009. Before Maj Invest Equity, Per was a partner at Ernst & Young (2002–2009) with responsibility for Danish M&A activities. In addition, he was a member of the Nordic M&A partner group. Per has more than ten years of experience within the financial sector and has, among other things, worked with M&A, share and bond issues, structured finance, syndicated loans and acquisition finance. Per holds a business degree in Finance & Credit from Copenhagen Business School.

Maj Invest Equity investments 
Current: Vega Sea A/S, Good Food Group A/S
Exited: Norisol A/S, Bisca A/S, Bladt Industries A/S, Dantec Dynamics A/S, DK Foods, KK Group, SFK Leblanc A/S

Niels Toft

Partner

+45 33 38 73 68
nt@majinvest.com

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Niels Toft joined Maj Invest Equity in 2005, shortly before the establishment of Maj Invest Equity. Previously, Niels worked for Bain & Company (1998–2005) with strategy development, operational improvement projects and M&A for a wide range of industrial and service businesses, as well as with commercial due diligence on investments for Nordic private equity clients. Niels holds an MSc in Economics & Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School and has participated in UCLA’s MBA programme.

Maj Invest Equity investments
Current: PcP Corporation, Aclass, Roll-o-Matic
Exited: Proløn, JKF Industri, Bramming Plast-Industri, J. Hvidtved Larsen, Novopan Træindustri, Da’core, Biblioteksmedier, SSG, Aalborg Industries, Jernstøberiet Dania, Color Print, JUN-AIR International

Mads Andersen

Partner

+45 33 38 73 69
maa@majinvest.com

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Mads Andersen joined Maj Invest Equity in 2008. Prior to joining Maj Invest Equity, Mads worked with the investment company FL Group (2006–2007) and with M&A advisory services for KPMG Corporate Finance (1999–2004) and FIH (2004–2006). Mads holds an MSc in Economics & Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School.

Maj Invest Equity investments
Current: Svendsen Sport, Sovino Brands, Itadel, Icotera
Exited: Medicom Innovation Partner, Fanmilk, Reson, Tytex, Norafin, Unwire, Solum

Thomas Riis

Partner

+45 33 38 73 58
tri@majinvest.com

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Thomas Riis joined Maj Invest Equity in 2008. Prior to this, Thomas worked for North Sea Capital from 2005 to 2008 with international investments in private equity funds. Previously, Thomas worked for 3i (Nordic) where he was involved in private investments in medium-sized Danish and Nordic companies (2001–2005). Thomas has also worked with M&A consulting for PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance (1998–2001) as well as Gudme Raaschou (1997–1998). Thomas holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Copenhagen.

Niels Retbøll

Partner

+45 33 38 73 65
nir@majinvest.com

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Niels Retbøll joined Maj Invest Equity in 2006. Before joining Maj Invest Equity, Niels was chief investment officer at Arkitekternes Pensionskasse/PJD (2000–2006). Niels is a CFA charterholder and holds an MSc in Economics & Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School.

Maj Invest Equity investments
Current: Godt Smil
Exited: A+, Dalum Holding, DSVM, Kelsen Holding, JMM

Erik Holm

Managing Partner

+45 33 38 73 90
eho@majinvest.com

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Erik Holm has been Managing Director of the Maj Invest group since 2011 with responsibility for Maj Invest Equity. In the period 2006-2011 Erik was CEO and Group Managing Director of Dyrup A/S. Prior to that (1996-2006) Erik was CEO and Group Managing Director of Louis Poulsen A/S. Until his appointment to CEO and Group Managing Director, Erik held various positions in Louis Poulsen A/S from 1981 (including Director, Group CFO, Wholesale Manager, Sales and Marketing Director, etc.). Erik holds an MSc from Copenhagen Business School.

Erik Holm is a member of the board of a number of Maj Invest Equity’s portfolio companies.

Erik Holm's other executive functions and directorships are listed in the annual report of Maj Invest Holding A/S.

Maj Invest Equity investments
Current: Sticks’n’Sushi, Sovino Brands, Wendelbo
Exited: Muuto, KK-Group, Fan Milk International, Kelsen Holding

Søren Holm Tøth

Director

+45 33 38 73 64
sht@majinvest.com

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Søren Holm Tøth started at Maj Invest Equity in 2014. Before joining Maj Invest, Søren worked with M&A, integration and efficiency improvements at FLSmidth A/S (11-14). Prior to that, Søren held positions at LEO Pharma A/S (10-11) and EY Transaction Advisory Services (06-10) where he worked with transaction and business development tasks. Søren holds an MSc in Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School.

Kristoffer Møller Pedersen

Investment Manager

+45 33 38 73 59
kmp@majinvest.com

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Kristoffer Møller Pedersen joined Maj Invest Equity in October 2017. Kristoffer has previously worked for Nordea Investment Banking (15-17), where he was involved in a number of Nordic M&A and ECM transactions across various industries. Prior to this, Kristoffer worked for Deloitte Corporate Finance. Kristoffer holds a BSc of Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and an MSc in Economics from the University of Southern Denmark.

Jacob Dyhr Jensen

Investment Manager

+45 33 38 73 76
jdj@majinvest.com

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Jacob Dyhr Jensen has been employed at Maj Invest since May 2014, first as a junior analyst and since October 2016 as full time. Prior to this, Jacob worked at BankInvest Asset Management as a student assistant. He holds an MSc in Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School, and he has worked and studied abroad at the Consulate General of Denmark in New York and Columbia University, respectively.

Marc Ferrigno

Associate

+45 33 38 73 66
mfo@majinvest.com

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Marc Ferrigno returned to Maj Invest Equity early 2021 after having been employed as a consultant with Boston Consulting Group since 2019. Previously, he was employed as an analyst with Maj Invest Equity. Marc holds an MSc in Economics from Imperial College in London.

Joachim Gundelach

Associate

+45 33 38 73 75
jgu@majinvest.com

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Joachim Gundelach joined Maj Invest in October 2021. Joachim began his career as an intern at the Nordic private equity firm FSN Capital Partners. Later, Joachim joined Deutsche Bank’s Investment Banking division in London as an associate. During his time at Deutsche Bank, Joachim focused on ECM and M&A transactions within the Industrial sectors. Joachim holds a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance from Copenhagen Business School.

Gustav Ditlev Håkonsson

Analyst

+45 33 38 73 45
gdh@majinvest.com

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Gustav Ditlev Haakonsson has been employed at Maj Invest since August 2017, first as a Junior Analyst and since August 2019 as an Analyst. Prior to this, Gustav worked at Phase One A/S in the role of Market Analyst. He holds an MSc in Finance and Strategic Management from Copenhagen Business School and has studied abroad at the University of Sydney and London School of Economics.

Christoffer Cirillo

Analyst

+45 33 38 73 77
cci@majinvest.com

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Christoffer Cirillo joined Maj Invest in March 2018, first as a junior analyst and then in September 2020 as a full-time analyst. During this period he completed an internship in Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s investment banking division in Stockholm. Christoffer holds an MSc in finance and strategy from CBS, with an exchange stay in Los Angeles.

Lukas Frijs-Djurhuus

Analyst

+45 33 38 73 63
lfd@majinvest.com

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Lukas joined Maj Invest Equity as an analyst in September 2021. Upon graduation from his master’s degree in 2020, he joined McKinsey & Company as a consultant, advising clients in the consumer goods, private equity and advanced industry sectors on topics related to strategy and cost optimization. Lukas holds an MSc in Finance & Strategic Management from Copenhagen Business School and completed a semester abroad at the University of Melbourne in Australia.

Louise Ræbild

Senior Executive Assistant

+45 33 38 73 73
lor@majinvest.com

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Louise Ræbild joined Maj Invest in 2015 and is PA for Erik Holm. Louise came from a position as HR development consultant at TV 2 with special focus on management skills development. Prior to this position, Louise primarily worked within consultancy, focusing on tailored development of management and employees. Louise has an Academy Profession Degree in Financial Management from Lyngby Handelsakademi.

Lisbeth Lykke Olsen

Senior Executive Assistant

+45 33 38 73 74
llo@majinvest.com

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Lisbeth Lykke Olsen joined Maj Invest Equity (Fondsmæglerselskabet LD Invest A/S) in 2008. Before Maj Invest Equity, Lisbeth held a position as secretary with ABN AMRO Bank. Lisbeth has also worked as a secretary for Danica Forsikring, Finansieringsselskabet Gefion, Mercuri International as well as Manpower.

Jane Wulff Hjortkjær

Manager, Accounting

+45 33 38 73 82
jwh@majinvest.com

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Jane Hjortkjær is Manager, Accounting in Maj Invest Equity and has been employed in the Maj Invest group since 2006. Jane comes from a position as accountant in Deloitte from which she has 15 years of experience with auditing, accounts and tax for medium-sized companies and groups; the last three years as department head. After Deloitte, Jane worked four years at Novozymes with business controlling within production and R&D. Jane holds an MSc (Business Administration and Auditing).

Ken B. Ernstsen

Controller

+45 33 38 73 87
kbe@majinvest.com

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Ken B. Ernstsen is controller in the Maj Invest Equity department, and has been employed in the group since 2007. Prior to Ken's employment with Maj Invest he worked as an accountant at BDO for eight years and Arthur Andersen for two years, both located in Copenhagen. Ken has an MSc in Business Administration and Auditing from Aarhus School of Business (1995).

Heidi Olsen

Finance Specialist

+45 33 38 73 91
heo@majinvest.com

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Heidi Olsen is Finance Specialist in Maj Invest Equity and has been employed in the Maj Invest group since 2011. Heidi has more than 10 years of experience from Deloitte with primarily auditing, accounts and tax for small and medium-sized companies, including four years of experience from Deloitte's tax division where she primarily had focus on corporate taxation. Heidi holds an MSc (Business Administration and Auditing) from CBS.

Bianca Christiansen

Controller

+45 33 38 73 92
bic@majinvest.com

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Bianca Christiansen is controller with Maj Invest Equity and has been employed in the Maj Invest group since January 2016. Bianca has 10 years of experience working as an accountant for Deloitte. In this position she primarily focused on auditing and accounts for medium-sized companies and institutions. Bianca holds an MSc (Business Administration and Auditing) from Copenhagen Business School.

Henrik Frederiksen

Accountant

+45 33 38 73 48
hf@majinvest.com

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Henrik Frederiksen has been employed in the Maj Invest group since 2007 and works as an accountant in Maj Invest Equity. Prior to Maj Invest, he worked for KPMG. Henrik holds a bachelor of commerce in accounting.

Jens Hansen

Finance Manager

+45 33 38 73 81
jh@majinvest.com

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Jens Hansen came to Maj Invest in August 2005 and is the group's Finance Manager. Prior to Jens' employment with Maj Invest, he worked for Alm. Brand Bank, Nordea and BG Bank. Jens holds an MSc in Finance from Copenhagen Business School.

Marianne Settnes

General Counsel, Managing Director, Head of Legal & Compliance

+45 33 38 73 86
ms@majinvest.com

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Marianne Settnes has been General Counsel, Head of Legal & Compliance at Fondsmæglerselskabet Maj Invest A/S and Maj Invest Equity A/S since the establishment of the two companies in 2005 (and at LD from 2004). Prior to this, Marianne Settnes was employed as an attorney with the law firm Bech-Bruun (1993-2004) with focus on stock market law, M&A, capital market law and company law. Before this, she worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1992-1993). Marianne Settnes is Attorney with the right to appear before the Danish High Court and holds an MBA.

Jakob Vestergaard

Senior Legal Counsel

+45 33 38 73 54
jvj@majinvest.com

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Jakob Vestergaard has been with Fondsmæglerselskabet Maj Invest A/S and Maj Invest Equity A/S since 2008. Prior to this, he worked for the law firm Bech-Bruun (2000-2008) with M&A, company law, insurance law, transport law and disputes. Jakob Vestergaard is attorney with the right to appear before the Danish High Court.

Thomas Moltke Thybo

Senior Legal Counsel

+45 33 38 73 50
tmt@majinvest.com

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Thomas Moltke Thybo came to Maj Invest in the spring 2018. Prior to this, he worked for ATP (2016-2018) and Finansiel Stabilitet (2009-2016). Previously, Thomas Moltke Thybo has worked within areas such as M&A, company law, banking and financing law as well as financial regulation. Thomas Moltke Thybo holds a Master of Law from the University of Copenhagen with a stay abroad at the London School Economics. In addition, Thomas has a diploma in business administration (Finance) from CBS.

Sofie Krogh Jensen

Senior Legal Counsel

+45 33 38 73 51
skj@majinvest.com

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Sofie Krogh Jensen joined Maj Invest in 2013 as a student assistant in Legal & Compliance and continued as Senior Legal Counsel. Sofie holds a Master of Laws from the University of Copenhagen from 2017 and is specialised within the areas financial regulation, capital market law and company law.

Emilie Ulrikke Christensen

Assistant Attorney

+45 33 38 73 53
euc@majinvest.com

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Emilie Ulrikke Christensen came to Maj Invest in 2018 as a student assistant in the Legal & Compliance department and was promoted to Assistant Attorney early 2021. Emilie holds a Master of Law degree from University of Copenhagen and is specialised in the areas of financial regulation, capital market law and company law.

Mette Fibæk Madsen

Secretary, Coordinator

+45 33 38 73 56
mfm@majinvest.com

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Mette Fibæk Madsen came to Maj Invest in 2008 from a position as administrative coordinator with The Confederation of Danish Employers (2000-2008) where she also completed her all-round office training and education.