Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Accendo Capital has announced the appointment of Elise Auer (pictured) as director of investor relations. Auer started her career in corporate finance and private equity investing and then in business development activities for alternative asset managers – most recently at Broadwalk Asset Management and Galena Asset Management, part of Trafigura. In her new role, Auer will direct business development activities for Accendo Capital and assume responsibility for ongoing communications and client service for existing fund investors
Auer is a native of Finland who speaks fluent English and Italian. She is an Economics graduate and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst. She is also an active Member of the Executive Committee of the CAIA Association in London.
Henri Österlund, Founding Partner of Accendo Capital said, “To help meet demand from new investors and ensure a knowledgeable level of service to existing investors, we are pleased to welcome Elise to the team. The Accendo team has worked with Elise on a project basis over the past year, and we are continually impressed by her structured approach and ability to connect Accendo’s distinct activist strategy with suitable professional investors throughout Europe and the United States.”
Elise Auer said, “I’m excited to join Accendo Capital during this expansive phase in their development. In times of increasing predominance of passive approaches – a strategy with a clear edge and active investment style can source even more opportunities in the markets and is attractive to investors.”
Accendo Capital is a Luxembourg-registered equity investment fund founded in 2008 investing in small- and medium-sized listed companies in Northern Europe.