AURELIUS Group appoints Henrik Gustafsson as new Head of Nordics
Munich, July 1, 2022 – AURELIUS Group announces the appointment of Henrik Gustafsson as Managing Director and Head of Nordics. The recruitment emphasizes AURELIUS’ ambition to expand its business and investment activities in one of Europe’s most established private equity markets. AURELIUS has been active in the Nordics since 2014 through a dedicated team based out of Stockholm, Sweden. To date AURELIUS has made 10 investments in the Nordics or from Nordic sellers, including Secop, CalaChem, Scandinavian Cosmetics, Conaxess Trade, NDS and Silvan.
Henrik has over a decade of experience in M&A advisory with various bulge bracket investment banks in London. He then moved to corporate development for large multi-national corporates coupled with senior managerial- and operational roles in Sweden and Central Eastern Europe. He most recently worked as deputy Head of Business Area Consumer at IP Only.
Commenting on the appointment, Florian Muth, Partner at AURELIUS, said: “We are excited to welcome Henrik to AURELIUS as we look to continue to intensify our presence across the Nordic Region. The Nordic Region has a progressive stance towards private equity combined with a dynamic approach to transformation and development. With Henrik’s strong background and expertise in financial services, industrial, consumer goods and restructuring, Henrik and the team will play a vital role in realizing untapped potential across the Nordics.”
Henrik Gustafsson said: “I am delighted to be joining AURELIUS and look forward to being part of the team and to continue to seize opportunities in the Nordics by leveraging investment capability paired with its operational footprint and skillset. With experience in complex situations and deep operational expertise, AURELIUS is ideally positioned to navigate in more challenging macro-economic market conditions and is set to continue to invest and enhance companies’ operational trajectory.”