Capstone Partners, a placement agent, has hired Lars Lindqvist as a principal. Based in Europe, he will be responsible for fundraising and client origination in the Nordics, UK and the Middle East. Previously, Lindqvist was a director at Trafalgar Capital.
Dallas, Texas, April 13, 2021 – Capstone Partners, a leading independent global placement agent, is pleased to announce that Lars Lindqvist has joined the firm as a Principal. Based in Europe, Lars will be responsible for fundraising and client origination in the Nordics, UK and the Middle East.
“We are delighted to welcome Lars to Capstone Partners. He has 12 years of fundraising and secondaries experience with European and Middle Eastern LPs and as a Swede brings local talent to our Nordic coverage,” said Lucien Cipollone, Associate Partner at Capstone Partners. “As we continue to grow, Lars’ wealth of knowledge and expertise is a valuable asset in the prevailing times.”
Prior to Capstone, Lars was Founder/Owner of Cattegatt Capital Ltd, a secondaries broker and fund placement agency for private equity and hedge funds. The firm was a pioneer in the secondaries market for hedge fund side pockets with approximately $600 million in closed transactions, and later active in the private equity markets in secondaries and select fundraising mandates. Previously, Lars was a Director at Trafalgar Capital, where he focused on deal flow origination and fundraising. Earlier in his career, Lars was a Vice President at Eaton Partners, where he worked in origination and fundraising for private equity and hedge funds. Lars began his career in Equity Sales at Merrill Lynch and investment banks Dresdner Kleinwort and Handelsbanken in London, Stockholm and Frankfurt.
Lars holds a Bachelor Business Administration degree from the European University and earned his MBA from EADA.
About Capstone Partners
Founded in 2001, Capstone Partners is a leading independent placement agent focused on raising capital for private equity, credit, real assets and infrastructure firms. The Capstone team includes 40 experienced professionals in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
For additional information about Capstone Partners, please visit www.csplp.com