Nikolaj Van Laer is a Vice President, Regional Investor Relations of Greenstone Equity Partners.
Mr. Van Laer has over eight years of international institutional capital raising and sales experience gained across asset management and management consulting roles.
Prior to joining Greenstone, Mr. Van Laer worked at BlackRock within their Institutional Client Business (ICB) in Copenhagen, where he managed relationships with the firm’s largest and most sophisticated clients. In this capacity, he was responsible for institutional capital raising within the Nordic region across BlackRock’s platform, raising over $4 billion in AUM. Prior to ICB, Mr. Van Laer was based in London as part of BlackRock’s Financial Institutions Group (FIG), which provides specialized asset management, advisory and risk management services to financial institutions globally. During his tenure at FIG, Mr. Van Laer worked with financial institutions in the UK and Nordic regions, focusing on capital raising, creating complex investment solutions, strategic asset allocation and credit modelling advisory, managing a portfolio in excess of $20 billion AUM. Mr. Van Laer began his career in business development at Adsensus Consulting, an outsourced institutional sales solutions provider in Sweden.
Mr. Van Laer holds a Bachelor in International Marketing from Copenhagen North, Denmark, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. Mr. Van Laer also studied a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.