New Adveq execs

Adveq has hired Rainer Ender and Tom Eriksson as executive directors as of January 1, 2005.

Ender, 36, joined Adveq in 2001. He focuses on private equity investments in Europe and is responsible for client relationships with institutional investors in Switzerland. Before joining Adveq, he was an underwriter for alternative risk transfer at Zurich Reinsurance Company. Previously, he was a manager in the financial risk management practice at Arthur Andersen.

Tom Eriksson, 37, joined Adveq in June 2004. Prior to that, he held several management positions at Wärtsilä Corporation (Finland), including CFO, marine division, vice president group M&A and strategy, and treasury manager. Previously, he has worked in capital markets trading at both Dresdner Kleinwort Benson in Frankfurt and Union Bank of Finland in Helsinki.