ABOUT / Kraken Kapital – Copenhagen 2018
About Kraken Kapital
The Copenhagen based investment company, Kraken Kapital, sources investment opportunities across Scandinavia and Northern Europe with a particular focus on opportunities addressing the needs of the financial services sector with a particular focus on insurance. We invest our own funds together with third party investors and thereby ensure 100% focus and alignment of interest in any investment made.
Identifying the most innovative investment opportunities requires insight and access to the investment opportunities. Kraken Kapital excels in both.
We have an innate understanding of our region, the way business is conducted here and understand the need for making bespoke solutions, which caters for all investors with whom we invest – whether the investment is by way of debt, equity or a combination of both.
We have a particular expertise in specialist insurance products for European agents and brokers.
Kraken Kapital sources and provides capital alongside valuable insight. All partners have many years of experience working internationally across the globe within insurance, capital markets, banking, commodities and corporate finance. All company investments in minority or majority stakes are made from a combination of equity and debt.
Our company approach is best described as hands-on portfolio management. Marked by a fierce entrepreneurial spirit, we take pride in being highly engaged in the ongoing development of all company investments.
HISTORY / Kraken Kapital – Copenhagen 10.03.2016
The investment company, Kraken Kapital, was founded in 2014.
The company avails itself of the freedom to select partners from whatever requirements arise from any venture considered. Individual partner structures will thus be established to accommodate the needs of investors and the venture undertaken.
Kraken Kapital is committed to finding the most profitable businesses; in consequence, we only recommend investments, which our company is eager to take part in.
PEOPLE / Kraken Kapital – Copenhagen 2018
The founding partners of Kraken Kapital, Tonny Anker-Svendsen, Troels Knut Askerud, and Jakob Reese, have an extensive experience in banking, insurance, commodities and international corporate finance, based on years of working in renowned international companies..
Tonny Anker Svendsen
Tonny Anker-Svendsen, partner, has held several senior positions in large international insurance companies, most notably as CEO of Sigma Re Denmark and Chief Risk Officer at PKA. His core expertise is actuarial and risk management, international business, insurance, and reinsurance.
Tonny Anker Svendsen, M.Sc. Actuarial Science, graduated from the University of Copenhagen in 1994 and began his career as a life actuary in PKA and Codan.
Subsequently, he was appointed the Managing Director of ReliaStar’s worldwide reinsurance business (life, accident and health) and later became the CEO of Sigma Re Denmark and Chief Risk Officer at PKA (2002-2006)
In 2005, he founded Alpha Group A/S, together with four partners and held the position of CEO until 2010.
Troels Knut Askerud
Troels Knut Askerud, partner, has as a former senior member and international partner of UK law firm Eversheds LLP’s global transaction team more than 25 years of experience in corporate finance with negotiating and managing international, financial transactions across the globe.
With a master’s degree in Law from the University of Copenhagen, Troels Askerud has received training at Harvard Law School and IMD (Lausanne). He has been a member of the Danish Bar Association since 1990.
Jakob Reese, partner, holds almost three decades of commodities experience from working in ED&F Man – the international commodity fund. During his tenure there his responsibilities included sourcing, shipping and marketing.
Furthermore, he has been adviser to one of the world’s largest privately owned commodity traders, besides being consultant on various biofuel projects in both South America and Russia.
CONTACT / Kraken Kapital – Copenhagen 2018
KRAKEN KAPITAL CONSISTS OF INVESTORS THAT PROVIDE CAPITAL ALONGSIDE VALUABLE INSIGHT. ALL PARTNERS HAVE MANY YEARS OF EXPERIENCE WORKING INTERNATIONALLY ACROSS THE GLOBE WITHIN INSURANCE, CAPITAL MARKETS, BANKING, COMMODITIES AND CORPORATE FINANCE.
KRAKEN CAPITAL LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU.
Below the thunders of the upper deep,
Far, far beneath in the abysmal sea,
His ancient, dreamless, uninvaded sleep
The Kraken sleepeth.
– Lord Alfred Tennyson
DK-1051 Copenhagen K
VAT no. 35829474
Tel + 45 21 25 58 88
Tonny Anker Svendsen
Tel + 45 31 71 76 54
Tel + 45 23 40 46 36