Keyhaven recruits

Claus Stenbaek has joined Keyhaven Capital Partners as managing director. He has 18 years of experience in direct private equity investments as well as fund selection and quoted securities. He was most recently executive director and partner of Danske Private Equity where he co-managed and built up Danske Private Equity’s main three funds with combined commitments in excess of €1bn.

Stenbaek has had a successful career in industry and financial services where his positions include founder and managing director of Richmond Capital Limited, a niche investment bank with a successful track record in M&A and investment banking transactions primarily in Europe, and responsibility for the overall management of a large European family investment company with offices in The Netherlands, Sweden and the UK.

He has also served as CFO of FL Smidth & Cia Espanola, a global manufacturer of cement factories based in Madrid, Spain, and as a senior consultant with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture, based in London). Prior to that he was head of equities at Rued Jorgensen Stockbrokers in Denmark.