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Niam strengthens its organization with new recruitments

Press Release   •   Aug 23, 2016 11:00 BST

Niam has made four hires to strengthen the team. The new employees will be Marcus Kruus who has been hired as a Director on the Acquisitions team, Christian Holmberg who has been hired as a Director on the Finance team and will be Head of Financing, Christian Alvarez who will be the Chief Accountant and Henrik Wagtberg who will be Associate Director on the Asset Management team in Denmark.

Mr. Marcus Kruus was previously director and fund manager at Obligo, and was responsible for the company's operations in Luxembourg and management of its two European property funds. Mr. Kruus is a graduate engineer from Chalmers University of Technology and holds an MBA degree from the University of Gothenburg.

Prior to Niam, Mr. Christian Holmberg was the Director and Client Executive at Aareal Bank Sverige, with responsibilities for property financing in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Estonia and has previously worked as management consultant and financial analyst. Mr. Holmberg has a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering with specialization in finance and IT, from Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (The Royal Institute of Technology), Stockholm.

Niam Fund Accounting AB has hired Mr. Christian Alvarez as Chief Accountant. Mr. Alvarez was previously a controller and accountant at the Svenska Kommunalarbetarförbundet. Prior to that, he worked in accounting for Evry Shared Services AB.

Niam A/S Denmark has hired Mr. Henrik Wagtberg as Associated Director, Asset Management, with primary responsibility for strengthening Niam’s leasing efforts. Mr. Wagtberg previously worked at Castellum and Aberdeen as Asset Manager.

For more information, please contact:
Johan Bergman, CEO, Niam AB
+46 8 5175 85 95,

For further information about Niam:
Jennifer Andersson, Head of Investor Relations & Business Development
+ 46 8 5175 85 59,

Niam is the leading real estate private equity firm in Northern Europe with real estate assets under management of approximately €3 billion. Niam offers global institutions the opportunity to invest in the Nordic property markets. Niam was established in 1998 and has invested over€6.3 billion through its own funds since 2000. Niam has a fully integrated investment team of 50 dedicated real estate professionals with experience across all major asset classes. The company is headquartered in Stockholm and has offices in Oslo, Helsinki and Copenhagen. For more information, please visit

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