2022-08-16 06:00News

Johanna Strömsten Friberg joins Niam Infrastructure

Johanna Strömsten Friberg Johanna Strömsten Friberg

Niam Infrastructure has hired Johanna Strömsten Friberg as Associate Director. Johanna has a solid track record with more than seven years of experience from energy, infrastructure and other real asset investments. Johanna joins from Alecta where she was Portfolio Manager for Real Assets.

During her four years at Alecta, Johanna was responsible for building up the infrastructure portfolio, including investments in heat, renewables and telecom. Previously Johanna worked within investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and SEB, as well as within investment management at Schroders. Johanna holds a M.Sc. in Finance from Stockholm School of Economics.

Sverker Åkerblom, Founding Partner and CEO of Niam Infrastructure, says, ”I am very pleased to welcome Johanna to Niam Infrastructure. I have followed Johanna’s progress in the infrastructure market and her experience across multiple infrastructure segments makes her a perfect addition to the team. Her knowledge and drive will help us take our infrastructure platform to the next level.”

“I am really looking forward to the opportunity to build a leading Nordic infrastructure platform together with Niam Infrastructure. Together, the team has solid sector experience and Niam’s long term focus provides the right pre-conditions. Our society is just in the beginning of a major energy transition and to invest in sustainable infrastructure enabling this transition is exciting, important and absolutely necessary.”, says Johanna Strömsten Friberg.

Niam Infrastructure launched its first fund in 2021, focusing on sustainable infrastructure investments in the Nordic region and Northern Europe. The fund targets small to medium-sized investments with a focus on asset aggregation and risk reduction in primarily Nordic sustainable infrastructure. Since its launch, Niam Infrastructure has invested in among other C&I roof-top solar, indoor 5G neutral host networks and ultra-fast EV-charging.

For more information, please contact: 
Sverker Åkerblom, Founding Partner and CEO of Niam Infrastructure
+46 723 88 18 93, sverker.akerblom@niam.com

About Niam AB

Niam is one of northern Europe's leading fund managers with a focus on investments in real estate and infrastructure. Since its inception in 1998, Niam has offered institutional investors the opportunity to invest in the Nordic real estate market through their funds. With extensive experience and expertise, the focus is on identifying and implementing improvements that create the best properties for our tenants and the communities where they are located with the goal of meeting both current and future needs. For the past 24 years, Niam has invested in properties of more than €12 billion and today they manage a property portfolio of approximately €2.7 billion. Niam Infrastructure focus on sustainable investments within renewable energy, transportation and telecom in the Nordics and northern Europe. The platform's first fund concentrates on small to medium-sized investments with a focus on asset aggregation and risk reduction in primarily sustainable infrastructure. Niam has almost 100 employees with offices in Stockholm, Helsinki, Oslo, Copenhagen and Luxembourg. For more information, please visit www.niam.com.


Sverker Åkerblom
CEO, Niam Infrastructure
Sverker Åkerblom