Oaktree Capital Management opened an office in Helsinki, Finland, led by Managing Director Tomi Långström. Långström joined Oaktree in January 2020 as head of Nordics and the Netherlands, marketing and client relations. He will run business development in the region. Prior to Oaktree, Långström worked at PineBridge Investments and before that, was a founding partner and CEO of Northern Star Partners.
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (“Oaktree”) today announced that it has opened an office in Helsinki, Finland. Tomi Långström, Managing Director, will lead activities in the region.
Mr. Långström joined Oaktree in January 2020 as Head of Nordics and the Netherlands, Marketing and Client Relations, and is responsible for business development in the region. Prior to joining Oaktree, Mr. Långström spent five years at PineBridge Investments, where he was a Managing Director and the Regional Head of Nordics. Mr. Långström was previously a Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Northern Star Partners. Before that, he was with Man Investments, serving a dual role as the Head of Nordic and Eastern European Client Relations and as the Global Head of Business Development for institutional sales.
Peter Preisler, Managing Director and Head of Marketing, Europe and Africa, commented, “The Nordics are a key region for the firm and formalizing our presence in Helsinki is a testament to that. We are excited to have Tomi leading our efforts there and look forward to growing our Helsinki office.”
Mr. Långström added, “I am proud and excited to be leading Oaktree’s marketing and business development activities across the Nordics and the Netherlands – now from Oaktree’s newest office in Helsinki. A local presence, coupled with Oaktree’s extensive global network, ideally positions us to create and seize more opportunities within the region.”
Oaktree continues to expand its footprint across Europe and the Middle East, with the Helsinki location adding to its offices in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Luxembourg, Dublin and Dubai.
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with $125 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2019. The firm emphasizes an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in credit, private equity, real assets and listed equities. The firm has over 950 employees and offices in 19 cities worldwide. For additional information, please visit Oaktree’s website at oaktreecapital.com.