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Olov Rydsäter

M&A, Corporate finance and Management Consulting

Stockholm, Sweden

$800/day

15 years of M&A, corporate finance and management consulting experience

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 15 years

Seniority Level: Senior

Sector Experience: 

Capital Goods Commercial and Professional Services Containers and Packaging Food and Staples Retailing Personal Products Software and Services Technology Hardware and Equipment

Skills

Skilled in: Corporate Strategy

Technical Skills: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office, Capital IQ

Languages: English, Swedish, Norwegian

Work Experience

Tiermes AB

Owner

01/12/2015

 

- Now

Delivered 42 engagements for corporates, financial investors (Private equity, Venture capital, Investment companies) and startups. Experiences include: - Acquisitions of companies in Europe and the US - both mature, scale-ups and start-ups. Acquired from founders and financial investors like Private Equity and Venture Capital. Negotiated, dealstructuring, valuated and managed due diligence. - Developed M&A strategies for corporates - both on group and divisional level. Defined M&A themes, built gross-list of targets, screened targets, established initial contact and in some cases executed transactions - Exits - supported financial investors to exit companies. Developed marketing materials, gross list of potential acquirers, reached out, prepared data room, supported negotiations - Capital raise - developed financial forecasts, prepared marketing materials, reached out to potential investors, supported negotiations - Carved-out and divested parts of large corporates - M&A capability build: Recruited, trained and set roles/process/governance

Toptal

Corporate finance consultant

01/05/2018

 

- 28/11/2021

Part of the Toptal finance network for elite corporate finance professionals

Ericsson

Engagement manager - Strategic Programs Practice

01/04/2014

 

- 01/10/2016

Project manager at internal strategy consulting group. Delivering a wide array of projects for Ericsson's Group and Business unit management, for instance M&A, organization, pricing and long-term strategy.

BearingPoint

Manager

01/02/2007

 

- 01/03/2014

Project manager in strategy team. Supported a wide range of industries with various types of projects. Example projects include commercial due diligence, sourcing, working capital rationalization, organizational design.

Microsoft Corporation

Master's thesis

01/08/2006

 

- 01/12/2006

Investigation aiming to provide suggestions for how Microsoft's SME partner companies should engage in research collaboration with academic research institutes.

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Corporate finance

01/02/2018

 

- 01/02/2018

LtU

Computer science and engineering specializing in Industrial economics

01/02/2000

 

- 01/02/2006

LtU

Business administration specializing in organization and management

01/02/2003

 

- 01/02/2006

Ajou University

One semester of exchange studies

01/02/2004

 

- 01/02/2004