Articles by: Magnus Lövdén

Magnus Lövdén

Magnus Lövdén
Magnus Lövdén is a partner and founder of Skarpa. Magnus has worked with acquisitions since 2000, has extensive experience as lead transaction manager and has been the driving force behind many successfully concluded deals. Magnus is also a specialist in company valuations and is a course leader at IBC Euroforum in this subject.

Magnus has previously worked as investment manager and area manager in Sweden for Gorilla Park BV, a venture capital firm focused on IT and telecom, and as a management consultant at Price Waterhouse.

Magnus holds a degree in business administration and in addition has a Master’s degree in applied psychology.

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Magnus Lövden: SwedenApr 2010

CDI News: How strong is the Swedish economy today? Magnus: According to a World Economic Forum study published earlier this year, Sweden is, and has been for a while, the most competitive economy in the European Union, followed by our f... Read more >

Financial vs. Industrial Buyers -- Industrial Buyers Seem to Miss Out on Basic Financial ConceptsJan 2011

Have you ever wondered why private equity groups seem to win a lot of bidding processes against industrial buyers? At Skarpa we have seen these groups’ bidding patterns for quite some time, and private equity groups will continue to win a ... Read more >

Why Preparing Your Company before Selling It Makes a Big DifferenceAug 2011

Sellers always have a multitude of questions about selling their companies. Among the most common: Will the buyer agree to pay a premium for a refurbished office space? How about a brand name? Ongoing (but not yet commercialized) R&D activities? ... Read more >