Unquote: Strong 2020 for Nordic tech, VC and IPOs

Argentum’s CEO, Joachim Høegh-Krohn. Photo: Ilja C. Hendel

Despite the pandemic, 2020 was one of the best years for venture capital, tech companies in both buyout and VC markets, and established GPs who raised record-breaking amounts, according to Argentum’s 2020 State of Nordic Private Equity report. Joachim Høegh-Krohn, CEO of Argentum, speaks to Unquote about the report’s key takeaways.

Following a subdued H1, which saw a slump in Nordic deal-doing caused by pandemic-induced lockdowns and uncertainty about the future, H2 stood in stark contrast as PE activity across the board picked up.

“If you take an overall view of the Nordic private equity space in 2020, I think we saw very strong activity, particularly in the last two quarters,” says Joachim Høegh-Krohn, CEO of Argentum.

Read the full story at Unquote here (behind paywall).