Funding adviser Appian Capital Advisory, which gives providers to long-term value-focused personal fairness funds that make investments solely in mining and mining-related corporations, has introduced the appointment of recent personal fairness MD Antti Grönlund.
Primarily based in London, Grönlund will play a key half in Appian’s technique and operations. He can be chargeable for originating, evaluating, structuring, executing, and monitoring personal fairness investments on the agency, in addition to overseeing the worldwide finance group.
With 18 years of transaction expertise and a decade targeted notably on power and pure assets, Grönlund is positioned to assist the consolidation of Appian’s place in mining personal fairness.
Previous to his present position, Grönlund spent three years as personal fairness investor Triton Companions power and assets head. He has additionally held personal fairness funding roles at First Reserve and Quadrangle Capital, with a deal with investing in and creating industrial and infrastructure companies.
Grönlund began his profession at JPMorgan, working in London and New York throughout its funding banking division.
He graduated with an MSc diploma from the Helsinki College of Economics (HSE) and a joint CEMS Administration Grasp’s Diploma from HSE/London College of Economics.
“[Grönlund’s] appointment additional strengthens our finance group. His sturdy track-record throughout power and pure assets, at a number of notable personal fairness buyers, will play an vital half in Appian’s progress ambitions over the approaching years.
“I stay up for working carefully with [Grönlund] as we proceed to ship worth for our buyers throughout the agency’s strategic investments.” Appian founder and CEO Michael W Scherb stated.
Grönlund says Appian has grown right into a market chief in investing in mining property and the associated infrastructure and providers, owing to its international presence, progressive mannequin and strategic management.
“I stay up for getting began with the finance group and dealing carefully with [Scherb] to make sure we proceed to execute on Appian’s enterprise technique,” he stated.