Monument Group, an alternative investment fund placement agent, has hired Niklas Amundsson as a managing director for the firm’s Hong Kong office. Previously, Amundsson worked at MVision where he most recently served as a partner.
HONG KONG, 11 February 2015 Monument Group, a leading independent alternative investment fund placement agent, announced that Niklas Amundsson has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the firm’s Hong Kong office.
“Niklas is a private equity veteran with extensive fund placement experience, much of it in Asia, where he has built and grown a similar business previously,” said Bob Mast, Managing Director at Monument Group. “As we continue to expand our footprint in the region, he brings knowledge and relationships that will help us to succeed in the selective Asian market.”
“Monument Group is dedicated to building solid relationships with Asian investors,” said Niklas Amundsson. “I’m delighted to join a team that values building long-term relationships with investors and the general partner community as the foundation to new investment opportunities and capital.”
Prior to joining Monument Group, Niklas spent seven years at MVision, most recently as a Partner in the Hong Kong office. In this role, he focused on General Partner clients in Asia and the alternative assets investor population in the Asia Pacific region.
Prior to that, Niklas worked at Almeida Capital in London, where he was responsible for the firm’s private equity fundraising and at Credit Suisse First Boston in London and Frankfurt on the equity sales desk, raising capital for structured products as well as selling equities to Nordic and German-speaking institutional clients. Previously he conducted equity research at ABN AMRO Bank in Frankfurt, Germany.
Niklas holds a BA (Hons) in Financial Services from the University of Portsmouth.
About Monument Group
Monument Group is a leading, independent private fund placement agent with offices in Boston, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Since its inception in 1994, Monument Group has assisted general partners around the world to raise funds totaling almost $80 billion of equity against an aggregate target of $76 billion. These clients represent a broad range of investment strategies including buyouts, growth capital, distressed, credit, energy and natural resources, infrastructure and real estate. Clients for which Monument Group has completed recent successful mandates include: Altor Equity Partners, Consonance Capital Partners, Deutsche Private Equity, Dune Real Estate Partners, and Phoenix Property Investors Limited.
Monument Group, Inc., is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA); Monument Group Europe LLP is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority; Monument Group, L.P. is licensed as a Type II Financial Instruments Dealer in Japan; Monument Group (HK) Limited is licensed to conduct Type 1 regulated activities in Hong Kong.