PODCAST episode #5 - Emma Honkanen of EVLI

In the #5 episode of EstVCA LP Insights, we were honoured to welcome Emma Honkanen – Investment Manager of Private Assets at Evli Fund Management Company Ltd.

Evli is a Nordic asset management company with strong focus on responsible investing. Evli’s alternative investment fund-of-funds offering covers private equity, infrastructure, private debt and forest. Evli’s experience in managing private equity funds dates back to 2002. The private equity program invests in mid-market buyout funds across Europe and North America.

Emma has comprehensive experience in private equity fund investing across Europe - before joining Evli Fund Management in 2021 she worked for 5+ years in eQ Asset Management’s private equity team. In the episode, she highlights the importance of team, track and strategy and brings out the key aspects how Evli looks at the market while choosing the funds to invest in. She also talks about the resilience of the industry, the importance of ESG and cooperation with LPs.

The episode is hosted by EstVCA board member and leading Estonian LP Allan Gaidunko (LHV Asset Management)

  • About Evli Fund Management Company Ltd - LINK
  • Emma Honkanen on LinkedIn

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Photo credit:  Chris Lynch/ Unsplash; EVLI

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