Category: Insights

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It was 20 years ago today…

By Helge Tveit, Managing Partner Everyone who is old enough remembers exactly where they were on Tuesday, September 11th, 2001, when terrorists flew hijacked planes into the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon. Ole Melberg and I were sitting in our...

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The key private equity challenges as energy security moves front and centre

By Helge Tveit, Managing Partner All investors are familiar with the caveat that “past performance is no guarantee of future results”. But most of us would agree that an understanding of previous trends, momentum and track record can greatly...

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Breaking gender bias in biomedical engineering

Introducing Saige Andreychuk, the most recent intern to join our HQ in Stavanger.  Saige is a highly skilled individual with an exciting background in STEM, specifically biomedical engineering and physics. To continue celebrating International...

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How to forge gender balance in energy sector

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2022, we interviewed EV Private Equity advisory board member and Shell Global VP of Customer Solutions Renewables and Energy Solutions, Ulrika Wising. As a well-established female figure in energy,...

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Evolving energy distribution systems – an investor’s view

By Tomas Hvamb and Matt Anstead Electricity networks, and the shift to smart grids, will be fundamental in achieving a secure, cost-effective, net zero future. Smart grids (or DERMS) are necessary for our future energy system, but they also...

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EV Private Equity celebrates International Women’s Day

As part of International Women’s Day, we showed our support by striking the #ChooseToChallenge pose and asking our team about how we can challenge inequality in the private equity sector.   First up, our Managing Partner, Helge Tveit – how...

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Meet our Intern: Banovsha Ibishova

In December we welcomed a new intern, Banovsha Ibishova, to our Stavanger office. Originally from Azerbaijan and armed with a bachelor’s degree in Management and a master’s in Financial Economics, Banovsha will be working with our Norwegian team...

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Portfolio Spotlight: Interview with Stian Martinsen, Trainor CEO

To wrap up our campaign on leading electrical safety training provider, Trainor, we caught up with CEO, Stian Martinsen. Stian talks about key e-learning industry trends through the decades, how digitisation is transforming learning experiences and...

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Portfolio Spotlight: Tomas Hvamb discusses Trainor growth strategy

We asked our investment director and Trainor board member, Tomas Hvamb, why the company was the perfect fit for our growing portfolio of differentiated technology investments, as well as his future predictions for the company’s growth. In July, we...

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Portfolio Spotlight: Interview with Kåre Vegar Sund, Trainor Creative Director

In this blog, part of our Trainor portfolio spotlight campaign, we caught up with Kåre Vegar Sund, Trainor Creative Director. Kåre chats to us about his role within the company, what e-learning means to him, and how he sees the market evolving as...

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