Axel joined Stella EOC in 2012 and has over 16 years’ experience as a senior M&A advisor and as a principal investor both in Europe and the USA.
Prior to joining Stella EOC, Axel was the Senior Advisor for European Investments to a U.S. hedge fund with $1.5 billion under management and as Co-Founder and Principal in a $100 million U.S. based real estate investment company. He also has entrepreneurial start-up experience as co-founder of a renewable energy company.
Axel has a significant corporate finance experience from Citigroup’s M&A and technology investment banking franchise in London, where he advised corporate clients and financial sponsors on M&A transactions with combined transaction values in excess of $3 billion, as well as debt and equity issuances with a combined value over $2 billion.
Axel holds an MA (Hons) in Management from University of St. Andrews and a degree in Administration from the Royal Norwegian Navy Officer Candidate School, with a rank of Lieutenant.
Axel shares his time between Palo Alto and London.