New head of EQT Partners Finland – Thomas Ramsay

EQT Partners announces that Thomas Ramsay has been appointed Partner within the Equity business line and Head of EQT Partners in Finland. His recruitment follows EQT Partners consistent efforts of securing the broadest of experience in senior positions. Udo Philipp, interim Head of EQT Equity Finland since mid-2007, will move back full time to his position as Partner in Germany.

Thomas Ramsay has more than 10 years of Private Equity experience from Industri Kapital in London and Stockholm where he was Partner and, between 2003 and 2006, responsible for their Finnish team. Thomas has worked on numerous transactions, most recently the acquisition and merger of the daily goods retail businesses of Tradeka and Wihuri. Prior to Industri Kapital, Thomas worked at Salomon Brothers in London and Ahlcorp in Finland.

“The recruitment of Thomas Ramsay is a significant step in strengthening EQT Partners Finnish Equity operation and local franchise. Finland is a strategically important market and we see many investment opportunities in Finland for all of EQT Partners business lines – Equity, Opportunity, Expansion Capital and Infrastructure. EQT Partners is fully committed to develop the franchise and business in Finland and we are very fortunate having engaged such a highly qualified person”, says Thomas von Koch, Head of EQT Equity.

Contact:
Thomas Ramsay, Partner, EQT Partners
+358 9 6962 4737, thomas.ramsay@eqt.fi

Thomas von Koch, Head of Equity, EQT Partners,
+46 8 506 55 300, thomas.vonkoch@eqt.se