Håkan Östling, formerly top-rated Equity Analyst in Europe at Goldman Sachs, Global Head of Research at Danske Bank and Head of Sweden Markets & Nordic Equities at ABN AMRO, as well as fund manager, management consultant and junior league hockey coach, has been recruited as Head of Institutional Services at Redeye.
Redeye aims to transform investment banking by providing a digital platform, matching institutional and retail investors with prominent Technology and Life Science companies. The growth has been substantial, with Redeye Corporate Finance developing into the Nordic region’s leading financial advisor in the sectors. Redeye has executed more than 120 public equity transactions over the last five years and seven IPOs only during 2017.
The strong position in Sweden has been expanded with new clients in Denmark, Finland and Norway, resulting in more than 80 companies under equity analyst coverage. Another milestone in the global development was achieved in December 2017, when Redeye hosted its first event with US-based investors in New York.
The next step on Redeye’s journey is an increased focus on Institutional Services, a business area under fast expansion and with strong potential going forward. Håkan Östling, with several years of global merits from well-renowned financial institutions, will contribute with valuable knowledge and expertise. He is commencing the role as Head of Institutional Services promptly.
Björn Fahlén, CEO:
”Håkan Östling is an excellent addition to Redeye, enhancing our specialist position and accentuating our attractiveness as an employer. Håkan’s outstanding experience from leading research-oriented organizations will be very valuable to accelerate growth and ensure quality to our customers in the Institutional Services offering.”
Håkan Östling, Head of Institutional Services:
”I am thrilled by the opportunity to be a part of Redeye and its distinguished team at such an exciting time for the company. I look forward to help drive Redeye’s efforts to strengthen its institutional presence and continue to upgrade its research capabilities, leveraging the company’s entrepreneurial, warm and dynamic culture”.
Redeye is the next generation equity research and investment banking company, specialized in Life Science and Technology. We are the leading providers of Corporate Broking and Corporate Finance in these sectors. Our clients are innovative growth companies in the Nordics and we use a unique Rating model built on a value based investment philosophy. Redeye was founded 1999 in Stockholm and is regulated by the Swedish Financial Authority (Finansinspektionen).