CVC has further strengthened its Nordic team with the appointment of Tomas Ekman as a Partner in the Stockholm office.

Most recently a Partner and Managing Director of 3i in the Nordic region, Ekman has over 20 years of experience of private equity and senior operational executive roles.

Ekman joins CVC at a time when the Nordic team has been active with a number of successful transactions, notably the recent investments in Paroc, Synsam and Ahlsell as well as the IPO of Matas.

Commenting on the appointment, Søren Vestergaard-Poulsen (Managing Partner, CVC) said: "We are delighted to welcome Tomas to CVC. Tomas joins us at an exciting time as we seek to capitalise on recent successes and make the most of the many investment opportunities opening up in the region.

Peter Törnquist (Chairman, CVC Nordic) added: "With his extensive investment experience, Tomas will play a significant role in helping to further develop our leading position in the Nordic region."

Tomas Ekman said: "I am very pleased to be joining one of the most successful platforms in the private equity industry today and look forward to working with Søren, Peter and the team."