Kasper works as a Corporate Development Executive at Acuris, focused on both organic- and acquisitive growth initiatives across the company’s divisions.
He joined Mergermarket’s editorial team at the end of 2006 to cover the Nordic markets, moving up to become global assistant editor for the product before shifting to strategy related roles in 2013. To keep abreast of developments, Kasper still occasionally lends his byline to various editorial- and events teams within the Acuris suite.
Outside of Acuris, Kasper advises a London based venture capital firm on investment strategy and investor relations. In his spare time, he is working hard to convince his young daughter on the merits of downhill skiing, and is training for his first triathlon.
VesaKoskinen is Partner and Head of EQT Partners Finland. He is also member ofEQT’s Global healthcare sector team. Vesa joined EQT Partners in 2004.
Ari Mäkelä is a Managing Director and Citi’s Co-Head of Nordic Investment Banking based in Helsinki. Ari joined Citi in 2011 having previously worked for Deutsche Bank, Lehman Brothers, Alfred Berg ABN AMRO, and McKinsey. He holds an M.Sc. in International Business and Finance from Helsinki Business School, and an M.Sc. in Physical Education from University of Jyväskylä.