Smedvig Capital expands investment team

Smedvig Capital, a private equity firm providing growth capital and small buyout financing, has appointed Nicola Lando from Mercer Management Consulting.

Smedvig Capital, a London-based private equity firm, has appointed Nicola Lando as an associate.
 

Lando: previous focus on retial, aerospace, telecoms and hospitality

Lando has joined Smedvig Capital from Mercer Management Consulting, where she worked in the US, Denmark and the UK on sales strategy, price repositioning and labour efficiency management.
 
Lando’s sector experience includes aerospace, retail, telecoms and hospitality. At Smedvig Capital, Lando will work on new company acquisitions and portfolio management.
 
Earlier this month, Smedvig Capital invested £2.3 million (€3.4 million) in Lovejuice, a chain of branded juice bars in the UK.
 
Established in 1996, Smedvig Capital focuses on development capital investments and small buyouts with equity commitments of £2 million to £10 million. The firm was founded by chairman Peter Smedvig, who previously ran his family’s shipping business in Norway, and John Hewett, chief executive, a former Bain & Company veteran.