Together we make exceptional deals happen.

Deals make companies grow and industries evolve. To be successful, transactions must take into account a number of intricate variables. We help our clients navigate beyond complexity to make exceptional deals happen.

Latest transaction — Investment in Granlund Latest debt case — Asuntosalkku refinancing Total transaction value since 2006 — EUR 37 billion Transactions closed since 2006 — 220 Average partner experience — 20 years

About us

Access Partners is an independent financial advisory firm dedicated to clients and businesses in the Nordic region

We are a “one firm” firm with offices in Stockholm and Helsinki committed to clients active in the Nordic region. Together, we have closed over 210 transactions for a combined value of over EUR 37 billion since inception in 2006, including several multi-billion landmark deals.

Our aspiration is to be known as the best advisory firm in the Nordics. We will continue to find new ways to develop our business to better serve our clients. This way, we remain a reputable and trusted financial advisor. As the longevity of our partners’ networks and relationships is what sets us apart, a constantly rejuvenated partnership is key to our customer value add.



Recent Transactions:

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EUR 230 million

Fairness opinion on the combination with Lifeline SPAC I


Value undisclosed

Investment in Granlund


Value undisclosed

Asuntosalkku refinancing


SEK 600 million

Bond restructuring


EUR 19 million

Growth Financing

Nordic Road Safety

Value undisclosed

Sale of Nordic Road Safety to Lagercrantz

Dasos Capital

EUR 40 million

Sale of Dasos Capital to CapMan

Triton Partners

Value undisclosed

Sale of Fonecta Group to Sponsor Capital


Value undisclosed

Sale of Planti to Oddlygood and Valio

WE Tech Solutions

Value undisclosed

Growth financing from Mitsui & Co


Financial advice with emphasis on close client relationships and sound business judgement

We were founded on the premise that we could deliver a more tailored client offering, including M&A and Debt Advisory. We solve imperfections and take pride in going above and beyond for our clients, who trust us to always be on their side.


M&A Advisory

We provide our clients with advisory in connection with acquisitions or/and divestitures.


Managing the process, leading negotiations and giving objective advice about the merits of the sale, and maximizing the value of the transaction, whether acting for target companies or for selling shareholders.



Advisory services in relation to acquisitions of both private and public target companies.



Experienced advisor in complex domestic and cross-border mergers.



Advisor in relation to demergers/carve-outs of subsidiaries/operations.


Debt Advisory

We provide independent advice and execution to corporations, private equity firms, family offices, entrepreneurs and lenders on raising, refinancing and restructuring of debt.

Based on our close contacts with a wide variety of Nordic and European debt providers and an understanding of their preferences and processes, we help our clients to improve their financing structure and achieve their strategic targets. Our dedicated debt advisory team has advised in more than 40 deals and in more than €1 billion in total financings since 2013.

We have expertise in various sectors and markets, including bank facilities, debt capital markets, private debt, leveraged finance, real estate finance, restructuring finance and credit risk analysis. We strive to provide clients with transparency and control over the financing process and confidence in the financing and terms via our robust process.



Advice on arranging financing for investments and acquisitions as well as for management and leveraged buyouts.



Refinancing of existing debt, including solutions by alternative/non-bank lenders. Typical goals are to improve commercial terms, extend maturity profile or to increase financial flexibility through e.g. covenant or collateral rearrangements.



Advice on distressed and default situations as well as turnaround financing, including e.g. lender negotiations, financial covenant resetting, and amortisation rescheduling. We can also pursue refinancing opportunities to resolve the situation and we work closely with our M&A team to evaluate disposals as part of the solution.


Capital Markets Advisory

We provide reviews and advisory services to help our clients make better decisions to optimize their strategic equity market positioning.


Advice on equity financing for public as well as private companies, including advice related to private placements.



Reviews for companies, boards and owners in order to evaluate future strategic alternatives.



Independent valuation opinions in connection with acquisitions, divestitures or mergers.



Independent advice to companies, boards and owners on process, valuation and timing.



Advice related to public sale of shares.

Our clients trust us to always be on their side and to deliver a more tailored offering"
No matter tenure or seniority, we all strive to think business together


We bring extensive experience in combination with a high-level contact network

We are a team of high-performing individuals and pride ourselves with working relentlessly, making exceptional deals happen for our clients. We are discreet by nature, valued for our integrity and navigate seamlessly as a tight-knitted team.


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Aki Norrgård

+358 50 592 02 52

Partner. In Nordic Investment Banking since 2009. Previous work experience from EFG Bank and Myllykoski. Holds an M.Sc. (Econ) from Hanken School of Economics.

Alexander Wasiljeff

+358 50 563 2179

In Investment Banking since 2022. Previously at CountOn Corporate Finance, Roland Berger and Hartwall Capital. Holds a M.Sc. (Econ) from Hanken School of Economics.

Benedict Airas

+358 50 560 42 14

Partner. In Investment Banking since 1994, previously at Enskilda Securities in London and Helsinki. Head of Enskilda Securities in Finland 2005-2006. Previous experience from Forest and Healthcare Industries. M.Sc. (For. Econ.) from Helsinki University.

Dan Karlsson

+358 50 597 80 12

Partner. In Investment Banking since 1994, previously at Morgan Stanley in London and Enskilda Securities in Helsinki. Previous experience from Marine Industry. Holds an M.Sc. (Econ) from Hanken School of Economics.

Daniel Kollár

+358 41 545 9610

In Investment Banking since 2020, previously at HLP Corporate Finance and Nordea

Ebba Nordahl

+46 70 371 80 70

Joined Access Partners in 2023. Has previously worked at Maersk Tankers and PwC. Holds a B.Sc. in Business and Economics from Stockholm School of Economics and a M.Sc. in Accounting, Strategy and Control from Copenhagen Business School.

Hanna Höije

+46 761 114 675

Joined Access Partners in 2021. Has previous experience from Portfolio Management. Holds a B.Sc. in Business and Economics and a M.Sc. in Finance from Stockholm School of Economics.

Heidi Lindström

+358 40 772 5322

Chief Administrative Officer, previously with Accenture

Jari Wallasvaara

+358 50 339 09 66

Debt and capital advisory. 20 years in Nordic investment banking with focus on equity markets, corporate finance and debt restructurings. Previously at Linnea Advisors and Handelsbanken. Holds an M.Soc.Sc (Econ) from Helsinki University.

Jarkko Sipilä

+358 50 597 80 40

Partner. In Investment Banking since 2001, previously at Morgan Stanley in London and Enskilda Securities in Helsinki. Holds an M.Sc. (Econ) from Helsinki School of Economics.

Jonas Bergstrand

+46 761 005 663

Partner. In Nordic Investment Banking since 1999, previously at Enskilda Securities in Stockholm and Oslo. Holds an M.Sc. (Econ) from The Stockholm School of Economics.

Jonas Sjöborg

+46 761 005 664

Partner. In Nordic Investment Banking since 2002, previously at Enskilda Securities in Stockholm. Holds an M.Sc. from The Stockholm School of Economics.

Joshua Zippis

+46 762 341 963

In Investment Banking since 2020, previously at IK Partners and Arkwright. Holds a B.Sc. in Business and Economics and a M.Sc. in Finance from Stockholm School of Economics.

Juuso Turtiainen

+358 40 773 61 46

In Investment Banking since 2017, previously at Aventum Partners, Deloitte Corporate Finance and Reddal. Holds an M.Sc. (Econ.) from Aalto University School of Business.

Kim Lindroos

+358 41 461 53 59

Partner. In Nordic Investment Banking since 2005, previously at Enskilda Securities in Helsinki. Holds an M.Sc. (Econ) from Hanken School of Economics.

Marko Hagel

+358 40 419 0902

In Investment Banking since 2022, previously at Danske Bank and PwC. Holds an M.Sc. (Econ.) & CEMS MiM from Aalto University School of Business.

Niklas Willén

+46 703 063 990

Joined Access Partners in 2023, previously at Swedbank and Rettig Group. Holds a B.Sc. in Business and Economics from Stockholm School of Economics.

Ora Visuri

+358 40 535 0342

In Investment Banking since 2020, previously at Afry, Danske Bank and Fortum

Petri Sandell

+46 708 395 339

Partner. In Debt Finance and Debt Investments since late 1980's in the Nordic countries and in Asia, most recently at EQT Partners and at Nordea Bank. Holds a LL.M. from Helsinki University.

Rickard Rehnberg

+46 722 481 116

Joined Access Partners in August 2018. Has previously worked at SEB, Danske Bank and Investor. Holds a dual B.Sc. in Finance and Economics from the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg.

Terése Hulling

+46 76 0200 727

Executive Assistant

Walter Hildén

+358 40 503 02 60

In Investment Banking since 2017, previously at Carnegie Investment Bank in Stockholm and Helsinki. Previous experience from Marine Industry. Holds an M.Sc. (Econ) from Hanken School of Economics.

Victor Rosenquist

+46 730 417 006

Joined Access Partners in 2023. Previously at Citibank and Altor. Holds a B.Sc. in Business and Economics from Stockholm School of Economics.


The best place to learn the craft

We seek entrepreneurial people who will rise to the challenge of becoming partner and are driven by building something greater, people that can independently manoeuvre themselves around all types of assignments.

We work with the most sophisticated clients in the Nordic market, both financial sponsors and industrials, that demand the highest possible quality in our advise. We therefore strive for intellectual excellence and variation in our organisation that can advise the introvert, the extrovert, the analytical, the “shooting-from-the-hip”, the leader, the follower, the structured, the messy and the “loose cannon”… Luckily the world is not a perfect place, the existence of corporate issues, problems and challenges is what justifies our existence.


We provide unparalleled transaction exposure and a steep learning curve. All our people should eventually master our craft and thrive on being a trusted advisor building long-term personal relationships. Our ambition is to offer our people a rewarding and flexible workplace. We believe in steep learning curves and that individual development comes from client exposure and responsibility.


Off-cycle Fall Internship Stockholm

Application period ends 18 February 2024


As a leading financial advisor in the Nordics, we create solutions and opportunities for companies and their owners through M&A and debt advisory. Unique and unexpected solutions require rigorous analysis and understanding of financial and business challenges. Therefore, we need extraordinary performers. We do not operate like a bulge-bracket investment bank, but we execute both mid-cap and large-cap transactions.  As a result, we offer our team members the opportunity to understand finance tailored to their own development. 


Our program is a full-time internship running between August and December, during which we aim to give our interns the opportunity to experience all aspects of M&A transactions. Interns will receive theoretical M&A training as well as participate as a team member in live deals. The internship is not compatible with simultaneous studies.


We currently consider Swedish-speaking candidates with more than one year of relevant studies at top tier universities, in Sweden or abroad. We are looking for:


Top class performers with proven analytical skills, ambition and a positive attitude;
High professional integrity and sound business judgement;
Previous experience from investment banking, private equity or strategy consulting is meriting.


Please send us your application including cover letter, CV and grade transcripts with GPA (and maximum score) no later than 18th February to:

Internship Helsinki

We are offering 3-4 months internship programmes starting flexibly during the year with interview process every autumn.


We are always on the look-out for talented and ambitious people to join our team no matter tenure.

If you believe you can be an asset for Access Partners, please reach out to



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Stockholm Office


Strandvägen 7a, 6th floor
114 56 Stockholm

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Helsinki Office


Eteläesplanadi 2A, 3rd floor
P.O.Box 191 FI 00131 Helsinki
Tel: +358 9 6829 500

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