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  • Grannenfelt Finance Team

    The people at Grannenfelt Finance have combined expertise of over 180 years in the field of corporate finance covering;

    Team members have previously worked in capital markets operations, company analysis and portfolio management positions, as well as various operative industry sector roles.

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    Lasse Grannenfelt


    +358407178572
    lasse.grannenfelt@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Lasse Grannenfelt

    Lasse has worked for Grannenfelt Finance since it was founded and has carried out over 20 different financial solutions for client companies. He has an overall understanding of different financial instruments incl. equity, EIB financing, loan syndicates, junior & senior loans, debt restructuring and debt restructuring.

    Lasse has approx. 5 years of experience on financial markets and prior to Grannenfelt Finance he worked for Elite Alfred Berg as an analyst. Lasse is also a board member at Nanten Ltd.

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    Eeva Grannenfelt

    Managing Partner


    +358505446355
    eeva.grannenfelt@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Eeva Grannenfelt

    Managing Partner

    Eeva has over 30 years of experience on financial markets. She has held different management positions in banks and pension funds. Prior to Grannenfelt Finance she worked for Pension Elo. Her responsibilities were unlisted investments, corporate lending, alternative investments and macro view. Before Pension Elo she worked 11 years as a chief investment officer for Pension Fennia. Eeva is a second-generation entrepreneur, owner in two growth companies and a board member for Solteq Ltd and Fountainpark Ltd.

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    Henry Kallio


    +358407721166
    henry.kallio@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Henry Kallio

    Henry has over 30 years of experience in a variety of analytical and portfolio management tasks. He has previously worked for UBF, Interbank, Delfoi, Aktia, Evli and Veritas. In addition to the main occupation, he founded, among others, the Finnish Financial Analyst Association. He has also worked as a columnist for Kauppalehti and written multiple blogs for Nordnet.

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    Jaakko Salminen


    +358407613775
    jaakko.salminen@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Jaakko Salminen

    Jaakko is an angel investor and previously served as FIBAN chairman of the board. He has years of experience in growth companies and is currently sitting in multiple growth company boards. Jaakko is specialized to take companies to the next level both strategically and financially. Jaakko has previously created an international career in companies such as Sun Microsystems Oy and IBM as well as held management positions in multiple software companies.

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    Sanna Laine

    Office Manager & Executive assistant


    +358407198040
    sanna.laine@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Sanna Laine

    Office Manager & Executive assistant

    Sanna has been working for Grannenfelt Finance since Spring 2017. Prior to that, she worked for over 8 years as an assistant for asset management company FIM. She has a Bachelors Degree in Travel & Tourism from Laurea University of Applied Sciences and also works as a secretary and dance teacher in an association focusing on arranging dance courses.

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    Kjell Sundström


    +358405336591
    kjell.sundstrom@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Kjell Sundström

    Kjell has over 35 years of financial market experience in the financial market in Finland as well as abroad. He has gained extensive experience in the field working as the CEO of Åbo Akademi University Foundation and by being responsible for the pension assets of the ABB Group. Kjell has also handled several M&A and fund-raising transactions as well as held board positions with a number of listed and unlisted companies. After working as the Chief Strategy Officer at Stockmann during 2014-2015, he has concentrated on projects in the culture and fashion industry.

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    Katrin Ahlbäck


    +358400803939
    katrin.ahlback@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Katrin Ahlbäck

    Katrin has a background in international VC and PE. In various assignments across Europe and Asia, she has been advising Finnish and international scale-ups and SMEs on expansion strategies and funding options. Before joining the Grannenfelt team, she was working at the European Investment Fund - focusing on pan-European early stage VC investment and various thematic market development initiatives. She holds a Master of Science in Economics degree from Hanken School of Economics.

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    Miikka Lievonen


    +358505545844
    miikka.lievonen@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Miikka Lievonen

    Miikka has joined Grannenfelt Finance in Spring 2018 after spending three years working in investment banking & management consulting. Moreover, he has some experience in sales and R&D positions in Finland, Chile, and Japan. He holds a Master of Science (Technology) degree from Aalto University.

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    Jussi Hätönen


    +358401582591
    jussi.hatonen@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Jussi Hätönen

    Jussi has 15 years of experience from advising and financing technology-driven growth companies and technology infrastructures.  Currently he is the founder and managing partner of LionArch Capital Partners, an investment fund initiative to provide debt financing for growth companies across Europe. Previously he was with the European Investment Bank for 9 years where he was responsible for setting-up and managing the venture lending of the EIB at ICT, cleantech and industrial sector as the head of the growth capital unit. Before EIB he worked as a management consultant with Capgemini Finland.

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    Pasi Kämäri


    +358 500 6882 22
    pasi.kamari@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Pasi Kämäri

    Pasi has 34 years of strong financial experience in various areas of responsibility in the financial sector. For 24 years he served as a senior executive in the OP Group with titles such as Chief Financial Officer, Group Controller, Business Planning Director and Strategy Director. After 9 years, Pasi built the fourth largest banking group in Finland from the Savings Bank Group, acting as the Managing Director of the Savings Banks Association and the Savings Bank Group Central Cooperative. In addition, he has served in numerous financial board positions within and outside the Savings Bank Group.

    Before Grannenfelt Finance, Pasi built in Talent Vectia Ltd growth finance service, which provided public finance, equity financing and debt financing to growth-oriented SMEs.

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    Pertti Miettunen

    Senior Advisor


    +358405573232
    pertti.miettunen@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Pertti Miettunen

    Senior Advisor

    Pertti is specialized in private equity, M&A, project development and project finance especially within areas of clean energy, water and wastewater, infrastructure as well as circular economy.

    He has held several private equity, venture capital and corporate legal & finance senior management positions at Ahlstrom Machinery Group and Sonera Group, as well as in corporate venture capital and infrastructure private equity firms. He has previously worked in investment banking boutiques in Helsinki and London, and recently as Managing Director of a seed investment company focusing on hands-on commercialization of university spin-offs in the cleantech sector.

    Pertti has also held Board memberships in several companies in various European countries, Hong Kong and USA.

    Lasse Grannenfelt


    +358407178572
    lasse.grannenfelt@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Lasse Grannenfelt

    Lasse has worked for Grannenfelt Finance since it was founded and has carried out over 20 different financial solutions for client companies. He has an overall understanding of different financial instruments incl. equity, EIB financing, loan syndicates, junior & senior loans, debt restructuring and debt restructuring.

    Lasse has approx. 5 years of experience on financial markets and prior to Grannenfelt Finance he worked for Elite Alfred Berg as an analyst. Lasse is also a board member at Nanten Ltd.

    Eeva Grannenfelt

    Managing Partner


    +358505446355
    eeva.grannenfelt@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Eeva Grannenfelt

    Managing Partner

    Eeva has over 30 years of experience on financial markets. She has held different management positions in banks and pension funds. Prior to Grannenfelt Finance she worked for Pension Elo. Her responsibilities were unlisted investments, corporate lending, alternative investments and macro view. Before Pension Elo she worked 11 years as a chief investment officer for Pension Fennia. Eeva is a second-generation entrepreneur, owner in two growth companies and a board member for Solteq Ltd and Fountainpark Ltd.

    Henry Kallio


    +358407721166
    henry.kallio@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Henry Kallio

    Henry has over 30 years of experience in a variety of analytical and portfolio management tasks. He has previously worked for UBF, Interbank, Delfoi, Aktia, Evli and Veritas. In addition to the main occupation, he founded, among others, the Finnish Financial Analyst Association. He has also worked as a columnist for Kauppalehti and written multiple blogs for Nordnet.

    Jaakko Salminen


    +358407613775
    jaakko.salminen@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Jaakko Salminen

    Jaakko is an angel investor and previously served as FIBAN chairman of the board. He has years of experience in growth companies and is currently sitting in multiple growth company boards. Jaakko is specialized to take companies to the next level both strategically and financially. Jaakko has previously created an international career in companies such as Sun Microsystems Oy and IBM as well as held management positions in multiple software companies.

    Sanna Laine

    Office Manager & Executive assistant


    +358407198040
    sanna.laine@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Sanna Laine

    Office Manager & Executive assistant

    Sanna has been working for Grannenfelt Finance since Spring 2017. Prior to that, she worked for over 8 years as an assistant for asset management company FIM. She has a Bachelors Degree in Travel & Tourism from Laurea University of Applied Sciences and also works as a secretary and dance teacher in an association focusing on arranging dance courses.

    Kjell Sundström


    +358405336591
    kjell.sundstrom@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Kjell Sundström

    Kjell has over 35 years of financial market experience in the financial market in Finland as well as abroad. He has gained extensive experience in the field working as the CEO of Åbo Akademi University Foundation and by being responsible for the pension assets of the ABB Group. Kjell has also handled several M&A and fund-raising transactions as well as held board positions with a number of listed and unlisted companies. After working as the Chief Strategy Officer at Stockmann during 2014-2015, he has concentrated on projects in the culture and fashion industry.

    Katrin Ahlbäck


    +358400803939
    katrin.ahlback@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Katrin Ahlbäck

    Katrin has a background in international VC and PE. In various assignments across Europe and Asia, she has been advising Finnish and international scale-ups and SMEs on expansion strategies and funding options. Before joining the Grannenfelt team, she was working at the European Investment Fund - focusing on pan-European early stage VC investment and various thematic market development initiatives. She holds a Master of Science in Economics degree from Hanken School of Economics.

    Miikka Lievonen


    +358505545844
    miikka.lievonen@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Miikka Lievonen

    Miikka has joined Grannenfelt Finance in Spring 2018 after spending three years working in investment banking & management consulting. Moreover, he has some experience in sales and R&D positions in Finland, Chile, and Japan. He holds a Master of Science (Technology) degree from Aalto University.

    Jussi Hätönen


    +358401582591
    jussi.hatonen@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Jussi Hätönen

    Jussi has 15 years of experience from advising and financing technology-driven growth companies and technology infrastructures.  Currently he is the founder and managing partner of LionArch Capital Partners, an investment fund initiative to provide debt financing for growth companies across Europe. Previously he was with the European Investment Bank for 9 years where he was responsible for setting-up and managing the venture lending of the EIB at ICT, cleantech and industrial sector as the head of the growth capital unit. Before EIB he worked as a management consultant with Capgemini Finland.

    Pasi Kämäri


    +358 500 6882 22
    pasi.kamari@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Pasi Kämäri

    Pasi has 34 years of strong financial experience in various areas of responsibility in the financial sector. For 24 years he served as a senior executive in the OP Group with titles such as Chief Financial Officer, Group Controller, Business Planning Director and Strategy Director. After 9 years, Pasi built the fourth largest banking group in Finland from the Savings Bank Group, acting as the Managing Director of the Savings Banks Association and the Savings Bank Group Central Cooperative. In addition, he has served in numerous financial board positions within and outside the Savings Bank Group.

    Before Grannenfelt Finance, Pasi built in Talent Vectia Ltd growth finance service, which provided public finance, equity financing and debt financing to growth-oriented SMEs.

    Pertti Miettunen

    Senior Advisor


    +358405573232
    pertti.miettunen@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Pertti Miettunen

    Senior Advisor

    Pertti is specialized in private equity, M&A, project development and project finance especially within areas of clean energy, water and wastewater, infrastructure as well as circular economy.

    He has held several private equity, venture capital and corporate legal & finance senior management positions at Ahlstrom Machinery Group and Sonera Group, as well as in corporate venture capital and infrastructure private equity firms. He has previously worked in investment banking boutiques in Helsinki and London, and recently as Managing Director of a seed investment company focusing on hands-on commercialization of university spin-offs in the cleantech sector.

    Pertti has also held Board memberships in several companies in various European countries, Hong Kong and USA.

    Lasse Grannenfelt


    +358407178572
    lasse.grannenfelt@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Eeva Grannenfelt

    Managing Partner


    +358505446355
    eeva.grannenfelt@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Henry Kallio


    +358407721166
    henry.kallio@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Jaakko Salminen


    +358407613775
    jaakko.salminen@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Sanna Laine

    Office Manager & Executive assistant


    +358407198040
    sanna.laine@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Kjell Sundström


    +358405336591
    kjell.sundstrom@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Katrin Ahlbäck


    +358400803939
    katrin.ahlback@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Miikka Lievonen


    +358505545844
    miikka.lievonen@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Jussi Hätönen


    +358401582591
    jussi.hatonen@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Pasi Kämäri


    +358 500 6882 22
    pasi.kamari@grannenfeltfinance.fi

    Pertti Miettunen

    Senior Advisor


    +358405573232
    pertti.miettunen@grannenfeltfinance.fi