Trygve is a principal and co-founder of Oaklins Norway. With over 30 years’ experience in mergers, acquisitions and disposals, his key areas of expertise are in construction & engineering services and consumer & retail. Trygve has also acted as financial advisor to all the major DIY companies in Norway and leads Oaklins Norway’s building materials team. Notable clients include the shareholders of Byggmakker in its sale to the Finnish retail giant Kesko; Mestergruppen AS in its sale to Ferd Capital; and Kesko/Byggmakker on their acquisitions of Skattum Handel AS, Gipling AS and Carlsen Fritzøe Handel.
Due to his track record in the DIY and building materials sector, Trygve is a respected speaker at industry events in Norway. He has an MSc in Business Administration and Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics.