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Frode Strand-Nielsen

Managing Partner at FSN Capital Partners


Frode is the Founder and Managing Partner of FSN Capital Partners, a leading Nordic private equity investment firm focused on the middle-market segment, with offices in Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen.

Prior to founding FSN Capital in 1999, Frode was a founding partner and Chairman of the Executive Committee at Arkwright, a pan-European corporate advisory firm specializing in strategy consulting and M&A advisory mandates. He successfully built Arkwright into a pan-European operation with over 120 professionals and offices in London, Paris, Hamburg, Oslo and Stockholm. Prior to this, Frode was a Manager with Bain & Co. in London.

Frode holds a B.A. (Hons) from Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, B.C., and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. In 1978, he was named Scholar Athlete of the Year by the North American Intercollegiate Association (NAIA).