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December 2019

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Q&A with New EV employees: Kaivan Forouzesh and Amy Brownlie

Recently joining our Houston office and the EV family, we caught up with Kaivan and Amy after our investor conference which gave them the opportunity to bond with their new colleagues. Amy and Kavian on the EV Hiking trip with colleagues and partners Kaivan Forouzesh, Senior

Successful leadership – capabilities, responsibilities and tasks

Rune Jensen, Senior Partner, EV Private Equity Leadership is all about creating an environment which allows each member of an organisation to perform according to the overarching ambitions and plans. It is about quantitative and qualitative elements and it is about both the short and long

Embracing the behavioural aspects of leadership

Rune Jensen, Senior Partner, EV Private Equity My experience from CEO and Executive Chairman positions in 16 countries across Europe, USA and Asia is that although there are certain cultural differences that influence how leaders behave, and how employees expect them to behave, some basic leadership

EV Private Equity Expands Team Across Houston and Aberdeen

Kaivan Forouzesh, Amy Brownlie and Jose Orellana Since August, we have welcomed three new members to the global EV Private Equity team -Kaivan Forouzesh, Amy Brownlie and Jose Orellana. Kaivan joined our Houston office as Senior Analyst, his role focussing on deal origination, new investment diligence and portfolio management. He has

Oil and Gas in a Net Zero World: EVPE Annual Investor Conference

In September 2019 we hosted our Investor Conference in Stavanger and welcomed two guest speakers with different views on how climate change should be tackled. It resulted in the most engaging discussion that carried on beyond the event and media coverage in the UK

EVPE announces 2019 CEO and CFO of the Year

Our recent annual investor conference saw us announce our much anticipated CEO and CFO of the year! David Clark, Westwood & Mark Miller, Workover Solutions Mark Miller of Pennsylvania-based Workover Solutions (WOS) secured the CEO of the Year accolade after fighting of strong competition from Halfwave’s Paul Cooper and Aquaterra’s

Stavanger investors manage billions: – Sees good oil and gas store for decades

By Glenn Stangeland, Sandes, Norway This article first appeared on October 23rd, 2019 on and is used here with permission of the publication. EV Private Equity, headquartered in Stavanger, manages billions of kroner for its investors. The lion's share is in oil and gas supplier companies. Each month, they assess between 30

EV Private Equity Welcomes Two New Advisory Board Members

EV Private Equity (EVPE) has appointed two new Advisory Board members, Bettina Bachmann and Carl Stjernfeldt, who bring decades of experience and valuable knowledge in venture capital to the firm. Carl Stjernfeldt & Bettina Bachman Ms Bachmann spent 35 years at Shell, latterly as Vice President of Subsurface