Two new independent board members are elected at the annual general meeting of VIA equity a/s replacing two VIA equity employees in the board of directors.
“We are proud to be able to attract Louise Ladegaard and Lars Rohde to our board of directors”, says Benjamin Kramarz, managing partner at VIA equity. “Both Louise and Lars are excellent independent board members bringing relevant complementing skills and backgrounds both to the board and to VIA equity at large. We are looking forward to operating with an independent board of directors in the future”.
John Helmsøe-Zinck continues as chairman of the board.
John Helmsøe-Zinck, Chairman of the Board, +45 40104405,
Benjamin Kramarz, Managing Partner, +45 21749278,
About Louise Ladegaard:
Louise is Director, Strategic Transformation & Group M&A, ISS World Services A/S (from June 2019), and has earlier worked in Corporate Finance in Danske Bank (from May 2011 to May 2019).
Louise holds a Master of Science degree in Economics from the University of Copenhagen.
About Lars Rohde:
Lars recently stopped as Chairman of the Board of Governors, Denmark’s National Bank. A position he held from 2013 to 31st January 2023. Lars was earlier CEO at ATP (from 1998 to 2013).
Lars holds a Cand. Oecon degree from Aarhus University.
About VIA equity:
Headquartered in Copenhagen and with an office in Munich, VIA equity is a leading Northern European buy-out private equity firm with an excellent track record of building and transforming investments into national and international industry leaders.
VIA equity invests in companies of all sizes, primarily focusing on companies with a turnover of EUR 10 million to EUR 100 million. VIA equity a/s is the management company for four funds. The latest fund alone has committed capital of EUR 175 million.
VIA equity invests in successful software, IT, internet, and technology companies.