Thomas Ramsey has joined EQT Partners as a partner and head of the firm's Finland office. He had been a partner with Industri Kapital between 2003 and 2006. Udo Philipp, interim head of EQT Finland, will return to his position as a partner in Germany.
EQT Partners announces that Thomas Ramsay has been appointed Partner within the Equity business line and Head of EQT Partners in Finland. His recruitment follows EQT Partners consistent efforts of securing the broadest of experience in senior positions. Udo Philipp, interim Head of EQT Equity Finland since mid-2007, will move back full time to his position as Partner in Germany.
Thomas Ramsay has more than 10 years of Private Equity experience from Industri Kapital in London and Stockholm where he was Partner and, between 2003 and 2006, responsible for their Finnish team. Thomas has worked on numerous transactions, most recently the acquisition and merger of the daily goods retail businesses of Tradeka and Wihuri. Prior to Industri Kapital, Thomas worked at Salomon Brothers in London and Ahlcorp in Finland.
“The recruitment of Thomas Ramsay is a significant step in strengthening EQT Partners Finnish Equity operation and local franchise. Finland is a strategically important market and we see many investment opportunities in Finland for all of EQT Partners business lines