2015-09-08 06:00Press release

Niam strengthens team with new recruitments

Victor Wettergren has been appointed as the Niam Core-Plus I fund manager. Mr. Wettergren has been the Head of Transactions and Analysis and the Niam funds’ key account manager at Newsec Asset Management.

Niam Project Development has hired Gustav Thörnqvist and Ola Kolmert as Project Developers. Prior to joining Niam, Mr. Thörnqvist held a position as a consultant at Projektledarhuset. Before that he worked as a development engineer for the municipalities of Huddinge and Tyresö and as Project Manager at Skanska Nya Hem. Mr. Kolmert comes from Newsec Asset Management where he has worked as an Asset Manager with the Niam assignment within Newsec.

Niam has also recruited Erika Sydow as an Associate Director on the Acquisitions team. She has ten years of experience from working with transactions at Catella and JLL/Tenzing. Mrs. Sydow will be working as a Transaction Manager at Niam’s Stockholm office.

Ulrika Johansson has been appointed as Head of Accounting at Niam Fund Accounting AB. Mrs. Johansson comes from a position as Group Consolidation Responsible at the Solera Group. She holds a Master of Science in Business Administration and has previously worked at Diligentia and the KMT Group.

Susanne Christensen has been employed as an Associate Director at Niam's office in Copenhagen. Mrs. Christensen most recently held a position as an advisory and valuation manager at Finansiel Stabilitet Ejendomme. Niam has also recruited Satu Peltoniemi as a Business Controller at the Helsinki office. Ms. Peltoniemi previously worked as an Asset Manager at Sagax Finland Asset Management Oy and as a Risk Manager at SWECO PM Oy.

For more information please contact:
Johan Bergman, CEO, Niam AB
+46 8 5175 85 95, johan.bergman@niam.se

For further information about Niam:
Jennifer Andersson, Head of Investor Relations & Business Development
+ 46 8 5175 85 59, jennifer.andersson@niam.se

Niam is the leading real estate private equity firm in Northern Europe with real estate assets under management of approximately €2.7 billion. Niam offers global institutions the opportunity to invest in the Nordic property markets. Niam was established in 1998 and has invested over €5 billion through its own funds since 2000. Niam has a fully integrated investment team of 48 dedicated real estate professionals with experience across all major asset classes. The company is headquartered in Stockholm and has offices in Oslo, Helsinki and Copenhagen. For more information, please visit www.niam.com.

About Niam AB

Niam, founded in 1998, is a leading private equity real estate firm in Northern Europe. Our head office is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and we have local offices in the Nordic capital cities of Oslo, Helsinki and Copenhagen. Niam has one of the largest real estate teams specifically focused on the Nordic Region. We recognize that our core strength is our people and our success is dependent upon attracting and developing the top real estate professionals in the region. Simply stated…Niam is people. Niam strives to be the Partner of Choice for Nordic real estate. Our network encompasses strong relationships that extend over decades with leading global institutional investors, European banks, tenants, municipalities and the local community. Our top managers average over 26 years of direct real estate experience. It is this collection of knowledge that makes Niam the Partner of Choice.