A multi-disciplinary and highly experienced team

Who we are

NIO is founded by industry pioneers and offers investors a unique platform of highly curated private markets offerings. NIO rose from the idea of opening new investment opportunities by providing access to best-in-class private market funds. Our comprehensive understanding of private funds draws on diverse career backgrounds from the financial industry. Decades in the industry have generated an extensive network utilizing a knowledge-sharing approach. By investing with NIO you will have trusted experts on your team and we always co-invest in our funds.

NIO’s team of professionals brings together a wealth of complementary experience

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Michael Moth Greve

CEO

Michael Moth Greve

Michael brings more than 20 years of experience, including managing alternative investment strategies, to NIO. Most recently, Michael has served as Managing Director and Head of European Distribution at Affiliated Managers Group (AMG). He previously held positions as Head of Nordic at AXA Investment Managers, Product Development Specialist at Lehman Brothers Asset Management, and Client Manager at Nordea Investment Management. Michael is a CFA® charterholder, CFA Institute, and holds an M.Sc. in Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School.

Investments

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Ulla Agesen

Managing Director

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Ulla Agesen

Ulla has 20+ years of experience from the industry, throughout her career focusing on evaluating GPs/asset managers across liquid and illiquid markets. Most recently, she was Head of Alternative Investments at Nykredit where she was responsible for building Nykredit's infrastructure FoF platform to reach EUR 1bn. Previously, she held the role as Head of Equity Research at Aon Hewitt in London and, prior to that, MD at Kirstein A/S as well as teaching assistant at Aarhus and Copenhagen Business Schools. Ulla holds a Master in Finance and Accounting from Aarhus School of Business.

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Daniel Illum Dalegaard

Managing Director

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Daniel Illum Dalegaard

Daniel brings with him M&A advisory experience from SEB Corporate Finance and industrial experience from Daimler’s own retail network. Most recently Daniel has worked with investments and portfolio management at Danske Bank Wealth Management & Danica Pension’s Alternative Investments team, where he has been responsible for a portfolio of private market investments (both funds and direct investments). Daniel holds a Master in Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School.

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Olle Thelin

Vice President

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Olle Thelin

Olle brings with him M&A advisory experience from Deloitte Financial Advisory, and, most recently, Olle has worked with investments and portfolio management at PFA Pension’s Alternative Investments team. At PFA, he worked with private market investments, including fund commitments and co-investments, primarily in the private equity space. Olle holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Strategic Management from Copenhagen Business School.

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Jakob Granlund

Senior Associate

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Jakob Granlund

Jakob is part of NIO’s investment team and focuses on sourcing and analysis of investment opportunities across asset classes. Prior to joining NIO, Jakob gained experience as part of Nykredit’s Structured Debt & Advisory team and as M&A analyst with Carlsquare. Jakob holds a BBA from Gonzaga University and a MSc in Finance & Strategic Management from Copenhagen Business School.

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Rebekka Andersen

Senior Associate

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Rebekka Andersen

Rebekka is part of our investment team and focuses on exploring and analyzing new investment opportunities across all offered asset classes. She has worked within both shipping and pharma, and, prior to joining NIO, Rebekka was an intern at Verdane Growth Capital where she gained experience with PE transactions focusing on software companies. Rebekka holds an MSc in Applied Economics and Finance from Copenhagen Business School.

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Sebastian Riis

Associate

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Sebastian Riis

Sebastian is a member of NIO's investment team, focusing on analysing new investment opportunities across asset classes. Sebastian previously worked in the Strategy and M&A team at Heimstaden, focusing the majority of his work on capital raising efforts. Sebastian also brings experience from Danske Bank and ATP Private Equity Partners, where he worked with alternative investments. Sebastian holds an MSc in Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School.

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Alexander Oliver Schytz

Analyst

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Alexander Oliver Schytz

Besides being an analyst in our Investment team, Alexander is currently pursuing a BSc in Economics & Business Administration at Copenhagen Business School. Prior to his studies and joining NIO, he served as a guardsman in the Royal Danish Life Guards.

Investor Relations

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Marc Dellmann

Chief Sales Officer & Head of DACH

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+41 78 743 28 27

Marc Dellmann

Marc brings more than 25 years’ experience in private markets, including 10 years at UBS Asset Management, where he headed up private equity and infrastructure globally. Most recently, Marc served as Chief Sales Officer at Munich Private Equity and, prior to that, held senior leadership and investment positions at CEPRES, Allianz Risk Transfer and APAX Partners. With his investment and business development background, he has significant experience across alternative asset classes and led innovative solutions in the market such as the first Private Equity CDO. Marc holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from University of Zurich.

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Michael Baltzer

Director

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+45 29 43 13 40

Michael Baltzer

Michael brings with him +25 years of experience from the financial sector. He has held several positions within Private Banking at Danske Bank, Saxo Bank and Handelsbanken. Michael has also been responsible for the Private Equity programme within Danske Bank (Merchant Bank). He holds a Master in Tax (LL.M) from Copenhagen Business School.

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Guido Hansmeyer

Director

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+49 (0)176-99321110

Guido Hansmeyer

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Christoph Krücken

Director

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+41 78 40 26 971

Christoph Krücken

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Jesper Trempenau

Vice President

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+45 27 62 40 34

Jesper Trempenau

Jesper is part of NIO’s investor relations team. Prior to joining NIO, Jesper worked for +11 years with Nordea Wealth Management and Private Banking both domestically and abroad. Jesper has most recently served as Senior Acquisition Manager at Nordea Wealth Management and has previously held a similar role with Nordea International Private Bank. He holds a graduate diploma in business administration and finance from Copenhagen Business School.

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Ulrik Smith Johansen

Vice President

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+45 24 25 91 57

Ulrik Smith Johansen

Ulrik brings with him +25 years of experience in the Danish financial sector and he has spent +20 years working in the asset management industry in Denmark.
Prior to NIO, he worked for Alternative Equity Partners. He previously held positions at Nordea AM, SEB AM, Nykredit AM, and Danske Capital.

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Casper Hammerich

Vice President

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Casper Hammerich

Casper is part of NIO’s investor relations team and is responsible for building client relationships across the Nordic institutional market. He has spent nearly 15 years working in the asset management industry, during which he has held various roles across the sell-side, buy-side, and lately in strategy consulting. Casper was most recently Director and part of the Executive Management team at strategy consultancy Kirstein, helping asset managers solve strategic challenges and realize the growth potential in the Nordic and European countries.
Casper holds a Master in Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School and London School of Economics and has held the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) charter since 2016.

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Henrik Sand

Investor Relations Manager

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+45 23 32 27 14

Henrik Sand

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Kim Stjernholm Brandt-Ligaard

Investor Relations Manager

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+45 24 85 04 12

Kim Stjernholm Brandt-Ligaard

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Tilly Aung

Client & Sales Support Professional

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+44 79 56 55 73 70

Tilly Aung

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Ian Lustgarten

Junior Business & Sales Support Manager

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+41 76 571 63 75

Ian Lustgarten

Prior to NIO, Ian worked with Ardian in the Customized Solutions team and at UBP as an ESG Analyst for fixed income assets. Ian gained further experience in Private Equity, assisting in research, portfolio management and fundraising at Dangel Asset Management. He has earned a Bachelor in Banking & Finance and Business Administration from University of Zurich and besides his role at NIO has enrolled for a master’s program at HSG (University of St.Gallen) in Accounting and Finance.

Operations

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Christian Meinicke

CFO

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Christian Meinicke

Christian brings strategy and business development experience from McKinsey & Company and most recently private equity real estate firm NREP where he focused on fundraising and business development. Prior to NREP and McKinsey, Christian worked as a derivatives banker in Royal Bank of Scotland and worked pro-bono for an NGO analyzing alternative financing solutions. Christian holds a Master of Science in Finance and Economics from London School of Economics, a Bachelor of Science in Economics from University of Copenhagen, and a Graduate Diploma in Law from BPP Law School.

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Nina Broen

Managing Director

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Nina Broen

Nina is our General Counsel and has served as corporate counsel in Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) where she developed the legal and compliance department. Further, Nina has been a part of the management of the CIP managed fund, Artemis, from 2015 - 2018. Before joining CIP, Nina was an attorney at Kromann Reumert Law Firm advising clients in business and commercial law matters. She holds a Master of Law from The University in Copenhagen.

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Dorte Thomsen

Director

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Dorte Thomsen

Dorte comes from a position as Head of Policy and Legal affairs at Active Owners Denmark and has 20+ years of experience within fund administration and fund management as well as portfolio management for alternative unlisted assets. In her previous position as Business Unit Director at Intertrust, Dorte lead a team handling advanced administration and managerial services for private equity funds throughout the Nordic region and has extensive experience with complex fund and corporate structures.

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Andreas Mørch

Vice President

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Andreas Mørch

Andreas brings both audit, regulatory and financial advisory experience from Deloitte where he specialized in serving clients within the financial sector and most recently A.P. Møller Mærsk where he focused on optimizing and aligning the process for financial reporting- and controlling and moreover, financial risk management. Prior to the mentioned, Andreas has been employed within the start-up community where he focused on strategy, finance, and business development. Andreas holds a Master of Science in Audit and Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration.

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Peter Torndal

Manager

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Peter Torndal

Peter brings more than 35 years of experience from the finance industry with a focus on banking and fund management. Peter previously held the role as COO of Mensarius AG, Zürich and BLS Capital AS and several executive roles with various banks in Denmark. He completed his finance degree at the Copenhagen Business Academy and has continued his education with training in the areas of banking, law and leadership.

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Rune Blach Madsen

Senior Financial Manager

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Rune Blach Madsen

Rune is Financial Manager in our Operations team and focuses on optimizing the fund management and accounting processes. Prior to joining NIO, Rune worked with fund administration of alternative investments in Nykredit and, as a result, brings experience within e.g. financial reporting, valuation, controlling and fund management. Prior to Nykredit, Rune worked as a consultant within project controls where he gained knowledge of controlling, planning, budgeting and optimization in projects. Rune holds a Master of Science in Accounting, Strategy & Control from Copenhagen Business School.

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Anders Sandvig

Legal Manager

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Anders Sandvig

Anders is a Legal Manager in our Operations team and focuses on legal and compliance matters. He has several years of experience within corporate legal compliance and joins NIO from a position as Legal Associate at Intertrust, where he led their Funds Administration legal team. Prior to his time at Intertrust, he worked at TMF Group where he focused on global expansion and business development and at Alm. Brand as Compliance Officer. Before moving to Copenhagen, Anders was an entrepreneur and provided pro bono legal advice as a Manager at Retshjælpen Fyn. Anders holds a Master of Laws from the University of Southern Denmark.

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Mette Urbschat

Financial Manager

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Mette Urbschat

Mette comes from a position as Business Controller at Coop Denmark and has 20+ years of experience within finance from various business sectors. All employments have been focused around accounting, optimizing accounting processes, financial reporting and controlling.

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Torben Harder

Finance Manager

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Torben Harder

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Viktoria Kanto

Senior Associate

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Viktoria Kanto

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Katrine Halvorsen

Finance Associate

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Katrine Halvorsen

Katrine is part of NIO's finance team. Prior to joining NIO, Katrine worked in accounting and company management in The Balearic Islands in Spain for 10+ years. Katrine is currently pursuing a HD at Copenhagen Business School.

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Rana Salame

Legal Associate

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Rana Salame

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Sheena Shah

Chief of Staff

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Sheena Shah

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Katja Hoffmann Rener

Fund Accountant

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Katja Hoffmann Rener

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Naja Sarup

Associate

Naja Sarup

Board of Directors

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Bjarne G. Larsen

Chairman of the Board & Chairman of IC

Bjarne G. Larsen

Bjarne has broad experience from the financial sector, both as a manager and as an investor. Bjarne is the founder and CEO of Q Blue Balanced, Chairman of the board at Kirk Kapital in addition to NIO. He has served as CIO at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and previously he held the same role at ATP. He has also served as Co-CEO at FIH Erhvervsbank and the CFO at Novo A/S. Bjarne has previously been a member of the Board of Directors of Topdanmark, and served as Chairman of the Investment Committee for Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners Fund II.

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Jesper Koefoed

Deputy Chairman of the Board

Jesper Koefoed

Jesper has had an accounting and consulting career for 35 years. He holds a Master’s Degree in accounting, auditing and tax and was furthermore registered as a Certified Public Accountant. He was a partner with first KPMG and later Ernst & Young for 20 years, serving as Managing Partner/Chairman for 14 years, during which time he also audited and advised major Danish Corporates. He also served on KPMG’s global board and was later Deputy-Managing Partner for Ernst & Young Nordics. Since July 2019, he has pursued a non-executive board career and is currently the Chairman of Pihl & Søn, LM Byg and BNS, and Board member and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Realkredit Danmark and Danica Pension.

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Mogens Thorninger

Member of the Board

Mogens Thorninger

Mogens has 20+ years experience as a lawyer assisting institutional investors and fund managers in PE/alternative investment structures, infrastructure projects and assets. Mogens is a partner and management member at Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, where he focuses on business development and capital raising, including development of CIP’s existing investment products and new business areas and products.

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Christian Jølck

Member of the Board

Christian Jølck

Christian has extensive experience within the alternative investments sector. Christian joined NREP in 2019, one of the leading European real estate private equity managers. Most recently, he co-founded the global venture capital fund, 2150, investing in climate technology companies that seek to sustainably reimagine and reshape the urban environment. When the fund incepted, it was one of largest early stage climate tech fund in Europe and one of the largest VCs in Europe based out of London and Copenhagen.