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Peter Nyegaard

Chief Financial Officer, Partner


Peter Nyegaard joined Axcel in 2015 as CFO and Partner working from the Copenhagen office and a member of the Investment Committee.

Peter has overall responsibility for Axcel’s finance functions, fund management and investor relations. He led the investment in Danish Ship Finance and is Deputy Chair of Danish Ship Finance, a member of the board of Aidian and attends board meetings at Delete Group. Prior to joining Axcel, Peter spent more than 25 years at Nordea, most recently as EVP and COO of Wholesale Banking.


Educational background

Peter Nyegaard holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Copenhagen and has also completed management programmes at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, USA.

Axcel companies

Danish Ship Finance, Aidian, Delete Group

Sector focus

Industrials, Healthcare