2021-10-08 11:45Press release

Linus Hägg joins Niam Infrastructure

Niam Infrastructure has hired Linus Hägg as Chief Investment Officer who has a strong track record within renewable energy. The platform focuses on sustainable infrastructure investments in the Nordic region and Northern Europe with the vision of becoming the leading Nordic Infrastructure platform.

Prior to joining Niam Infrastructure, Linus spent 10 years at Arise, a company developing, constructing, selling, and managing renewable electricity production assets. Most recently he was CFO at Arise and prior to that Head of Corporate Finance. Linus began his career in investment banking where he spent 10 years including at Danske Bank, Deutsche Bank and ABG Sundal Collier. He holds a M.Sc. in Finance from Växjö University.

Sverker Åkerblom, Founding Partner and CEO of Niam Infrastructure, says, ”I am thrilled to welcome Linus to Niam Infrastructure as CIO and partner. I have worked with Linus for a long time and his vast experience in developing, financing, and managing renewable projects makes him a perfect addition to the team.”

Niam Infrastructure has recently launched its first fund, 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. Recently, Niam Infrastructure invested in Solarwork, a Swedish owned solar installation and service company and together they offer property owners and tenants Solar-as-a-service through tailor-made solutions.

“Over the years, Sverker and I have worked on several renewable energy investments together and I couldn’t be more pleased than to join forces with him and the strong Niam Infrastructure team to build the leading Nordic Infrastructure platform over the coming years. The energy transition is only beginning, and it offers significant and sustainable infrastructure investment opportunities. With a shared vision, we look forward to seizing this potential and to support the transition.”, says Linus Hägg.

For more information, please contact:
Sverker Åkerblom, Founding Partner and CEO of Niam Infrastructure
+46 723 88 18 93, Sverker.Åkerblom@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 23 years, Niam has invested in properties of more than €11.5 billion and today they manage a property portfolio of approximately €2.4 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 more than 85 employees with offices in Stockholm, Helsinki, Oslo, Copenhagen and Luxembourg. For more information, please visit www.niam.com.

Contacts

Sverker Åkerblom
Head of Niam Infrastructure
Sverker Åkerblom