Polaris establishes investor relations function and strengthens investment team
Polaris has expanded its team with the appointment of Amanda Platek who has been hired to establish an investor relations function and will be responsible for Polaris’ fundraising activities and investor contact, reporting directly to Managing Partner Jan Johan Kühl.
Platek lives in Copenhagen and has significant investor relations experience from previous positions at Capstone in New York and within Barclays’ Brokerage Division. She holds a BA from Georgetown University, Washington DC, and an MA in Philosophy from Columbia University, New York.
“We are pleased to welcome a strong profile like Amanda to the team, where she will leverage her broad international experience and contribute to the strengthening of our fundraising activities and the important contact with our investors,” says Jan Johan Kühl, Managing Partner at Polaris.
Simultaneously, Polaris has strengthened its investment team with two high-calibre hires.
Frederikke Beck joins as Associate from a similar position at KIRKBI. She has previously worked as an analyst at JP Morgan’s Nordic M&A team in London, and holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration, Finance and Accounting, from Copenhagen Business School.
Polaris has further expanded its team with the appointment of Olga Court-Payen as Associate. She joins from a similar position at Carnegie Investment Bank and has previously worked at Oaklins in Copenhagen. Olga holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration, Applied Economics and Finance, from Copenhagen Business School.
“We are excited to be able to attract talented profiles like Amanda, Frederikke and Olga who will strengthen Polaris to the benefit of our organisation, investors and portfolio companies,” says Jan Johan Kühl, Managing Partner at Polaris.