Grow your company together with us

We believe in teamwork and creating value in projects and portfolio companies through close cooperation and active transfer of knowledge.

The Evolver Team

Our team has long and broad-ranging experience in business building, executive leadership and private equity investing. Given our diverse backgrounds and competencies, we can offer the hands-on support, tools and best practices that will help you overcome growth impediments and together take your company to the next level.

Lasse Kittelsen

Managing Partner

  • LL.M.
  • Private Equity professional since 2009
  • Entrepreneur with extensive experience in M&A transactions, corporate structuring and fundraising processes. Lasse is a co-founder of Evolver.
  • Former lawyer at the M&A division of Hannes Snellman Attorneys at Law

Johan Porko

Partner

  • M.Sc. in Economics and B.Eng. in Production Management
  • Private Equity professional since 2009
  • Entrepreneur with long experience in company transactions, business development and fundraising. Johan is a co-founder of Evolver.
  • Former Portfolio Analyst at the Society of Swedish Literature (Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland r.f.)

Erik Flodin

Partner

  • M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration
  • Private Equity professional since 2012
  • Former Director of Strategy and Business Development at Finnish gaming operator Paf and CEO of European Game & Entertainment Technology Ltd
  • During his almost 20 years with the Paf group Erik spearheaded Paf’s transformation from a regional bricks-and-mortar business to acclaimed international online gaming brand. When leaving in 2012, Paf ranked as the world’s 9th most influential online gaming company

Conny Friman

Partner

  • M.Sc. in Economics
  • Private Equity professional since 2015
  • Former authorized auditor at PwC Sweden
  • CFO roles within the Orkla Group (Chips Group and Orkla Confectionery & Snacks Sweden)
  • Extensive FMCG experience, both from an operating and owner’s perspective, including financial control, financing, taxation, strategy & management issues and integration & structuring processes 

Peter Lindström

Partner

  • M.Sc. in Business Administration
  • Private Equity professional since 2009
  • Former CEO of Carpark, the leader in the Nordic parking market
  • During his 22 years as CEO of Carpark the company grew from a Swedish business with 350 mSEK in turnover to pan-Nordic market leader with 1.4 bnSEK in turnover and 245 mSEK in EBITDA when leaving in 2008. Peter led the company through two PE-owned rounds (UBS Capital and Bridgepoint) to a trade sale to Q-Park in 2006.

Mathilda Björklund

Associate

  • B.Sc. in Business Administration and Economics
  • Private Equity professional since 2017
  • Former Group Accounting Manager at Alandia Insurance
  • Experience in accounting, financial statements, reporting, payroll and process development

Joacim Eriksson

Investment Manager

  • M.Sc. in Business Administration
  • Private Equity professional since 2014
  • Former Business Developer at Myrina Invest AB, a Swedish Family Office investor
  • Experience in business development from an owner’s perspective in the engineering, construction and food industries, more specifically within strategic development, marketing, HR, financial control, analysis and transaction processes

Marcus Johansson

Associate

  • M.Sc. in Business Administration and B.Sc. in jurisprudence
  • Private Equity professional since 2020
  • Former Credit Risk Analyst and Capital Adequacy Specialist at Bank of Åland Plc
  • Experience in risk analytics and internal and external reporting within banking

Victor von Essen

Associate

  • M.Sc. in Economics & Business Administration
  • Private Equity professional since 2020
  • Former M&A Analyst at MCF Corporate Finance, Finland
  • Experience in business modelling, valuation and structuring of M&A transactions