Learn about our Team and Culture

We are a team of dedicated professionals, ready to do whatever it takes to make your business grow

Thomas Tofte

Thomas Tofte

Managing Partner

Thomas’ main area of expertise is working as a “deal machine” understanding in depth all legal and financial aspects of deal making as well handling the negotiations.

Thomas has 19 years of expertise within legal and financial aspects of M&A and divestments. Thomas further has extensive experience in corporate governance and financial reporting as well as business development and restructuring from various board positions assisting high tech start up firms.

Thomas prides himself on the ‘art of deal making’ having extensive experience from more than 330 transactions with tech companies. He has been involved with investments, loans, mergers, sales and other types of deal. Thomas has completed a deal in 7 days from term sheets to closing, a true expert in his field.

Contact Thomas:
thomas.tofte@toftecompany.com
(+45)26732161

Rasmus Bøegh Danielsen

Rasmus Bøegh Danielsen

Partner

With more than 13 years of experience from both sides of the table as both entrepreneur and investor Rasmus has a proven and impressive track record. Rasmus has a deep commercial and strategic understanding which paired with an academic background in finance and experience from the M&A industry makes him the perfect deal partner. His experience ensures an honest, professional service.

Rasmus is known for his high performance and straight forward approach and is according to himself “only in this game because it gives me the chance to work with the best entrepreneurs as well as the top performing and most far-sighted international investors.” The confidence Rasmus displays ensures a deal is always completed on preferential terms.

Contact Rasmus:
rb@toftecompany.com
(+45)26535773

Sasja Dalgaard

Sasja Dalgaard

Partner

Sasja is known as a consistent top performing executive achiever with more than 15+ years of experience in the Telco industry. Having worked both on the mobile operator and the device manufacturer side, at the highest strategic level, has equipped her with an outstanding commercial and strategic understanding.

Recently Sasja worked in a Nordic leadership position with HTC and before that, as Commercial Director for TeliaSonera where deal making and negotiation skills were crucial. She possesses the ability to quickly understand the core focus and commercial uniqueness of a complex business. Sasja also has a background with the entrepreneurial environment. Her experience, dedication and credibility makes Sasja the ideal partner.

Contact Sasja:
sd@toftecompany.com
(+45)26100877

Jesper Knudsen

Jesper Knudsen

Partner

With 20 years of solid experience in the industry, Jesper offers a strong combination of entrepreneurial as well as venture capitalist background. He co-founded five tech companies which made a combined exit value of more than 1.5 billion DKK, and he raised more than 200 million DKK for his personal start-ups. Having lived through most situations in the startup scene, Jesper therefore holds a unique insight and understanding of ‘life as an entrepreneur’.

Later as the managing partner of a venture fund, Jesper personally executed more than 30 investments and had overall responsibility for an additional 40 turning him into one of the most experienced early stage investors in the Nordics. As a result, in 2015, at the Nordic Startup Awards Jesper won the price as “Investor of the Year”.

With both his engineering background and profound business experience, Jesper possesses a unique ability to decompose companies and their business models positioning them optimally to both the buyer and sellers side.

Contact Jesper:
jk@toftecompany.com
(+45)21791763

Torben Pedersen

Torben Pedersen

Deal Partner, London

After a decade in the consulting industry working with global technology firms, Torben moved to tech entrepreneurship and has successfully launched, financed and advised several tech start-ups in Europe and the US.

Torben has extensive knowledge and hands-on experience developing and reviewing business plans, financial models and growth strategies for tech firms in different industry sectors which makes him an ideal deal partner.

Torben is a people-first person and has a no-nonsense attitude and long-standing track record working with major entrepreneurs and investors.

Contact Torben:
tp@toftecompany.com

Jesper Fogh Duelund

Jesper Fogh Duelund

Vice President

With more than 12 years of experience in both M&A and leadership in technological companies, Jesper has a strong understanding of how to reach a successful transaction.

Jesper has worked for half a decade for the Nordic Investment Bank, Carnegie, on a multitude of both M&A and Equity Capital Market transactions. Subsequently, Jesper has held different leadership positions in the international, technology company, Terma successfully driving business development, strategy and M&A.

Through his trustworthy and proactive mindset, Jesper is a solid asset in securing a successful outcome for your deal.

Jesper holds an MSc in Finance & Economics from the London School of Economics.

Contact Jesper:
jd@toftecompany.com
(+45)2024 5275

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Poul Kotiah Hansen

Poul Kotiah Hansen

Senior Associate

Having worked within the Management Consulting, Venture Capital and Technology Investment Banking industry combined with his ability to think outside the box Poul has gained a key understanding and insight on how to successfully analyze and position a tech company.

He is very passionate about technology and enjoys staying up to date on day to day movements in the vibrant tech scene. He also has a background within the entrepreneurial environment having worked for a startup company in Dubai.

Poul holds a MSc. in Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School.

Contact Poul:
pkh@toftecompany.com
(+45)23882948

William Halbye

William Halbye

Associate

William has a background in economics holding a BSc. in Economics and Business Administration. He is currently studying MSc. in International Business at Copenhagen Business School finishing summer 2017.

William has experience from various entrepreneurial startups. He has worked in a tech startup from early-stage until after acquisition. He has a great interest in emerging markets and has worked several places in Africa. Recently he worked with a startup in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Contact William:
wh@toftecompany.com
(+45)21364442

Maria Jensen

Maria Jensen

Associate

Coming from a financial and mathematical background, Maria combines extensive financial understanding with a strategic mindset to break down and analyse financials. She enjoys using financial modelling as a tool to examine value drivers and help companies reach their full potential.

Maria has previous work experience from Danske Bank Equity Trading, where she gained exposure to global financial markets and in-depth financial analysis. Prior to that, she worked in First Treasury, a financial technology consultancy, with accounting and financial management.

Maria holds a MSc. in Business Administration and Mathematical Business Economics from Copenhagen Business School.

Contact Maria:
mj@toftecompany.com
(+45)42538813

Mark B.B. Knudsen

Mark B.B. Knudsen

Associate

Prior to joining us Mark worked within both the banking industry and the pension industry and has thus obtained knowledge and experience from the financing side and the investment side. His primary field of interest is debt financing.

He has a pronounced interest in the tech industry and its development.

Mark holds a MSc. in Applied Economics and Finance from Copenhagen Business School. Furthermore he is also a certified financial advisor from the financial sector educational center.

Contact Mark:
mk@toftecompany.com
(+45)31403214

Emma Louise Renlef Pedersen

Emma Louise Renlef Pedersen

Associate

Through various positions within finance, Emma has obtained a broad understanding of financial analysis and investments. Prior to joining Tofte & Company, Emma has been employed at Nykredit Portefølje Administration, Radiometer Medical, and most recently as a private equity analyst at CataCap.

Emma is pursuing a MSc in Advanced Economics and Finance from Copenhagen Business School and has also studied at University of Technology Sydney and London School of Economics.

Additionally, Emma has developed a profound interest for tech and innovation and enjoys working with ambitious companies right at the technological frontier.

Contact Emma:
ep@toftecompany.com
(+45)60145749

Daniel Taulund

Daniel Taulund

Analyst

Prior to joining us, Daniel completed a summer internship with the Valuation & Modelling team at Deloitte Financial Advisory. Furthermore, he holds a senior position in the largest financially oriented student organization in Denmark.

During his time at Deloitte, Daniel received exposure to the Data Analytics scene and its breakthrough applications, which he now regularly keeps up-to-date with.

Daniel is currently pursuing a Bsc. in Economics and Business Administration at Copenhagen Business School.

Contact Daniel:
dt@toftecompany.com

Jeppe Herløw Schmidt

Jeppe Herløw Schmidt

Analyst

Prior to joining us, Jeppe has competed in several business case competitions
against top universities around the world. Consequently, he has experienced how companies in various industries are being challenged by new technologies.

These experiences have developed into a genuine interest in the latest technology and the potential impact on established industries.

Jeppe is currently pursuing a BSc in Business Administration and Philosophy at Copenhagen Business School.

Contact Jeppe:
js@toftecompany.com

Mark Lunding Pedersen

Mark Lunding Pedersen

Analyst

Before joining us, Mark gained experience working within Asset Management, Accounting, as well as completing a Corporate Finance internship at a boutique firm in London.

He is currently studying a Msc. in Finance and Investments at Copenhagen Business School. During his Bsc. he undertook two international stays at University of New South Wales and London School of Economics.

Through academia and previous roles within the financial sector, Mark has developed a solid financial and strategic skill set. Furthermore, Mark has a growing interest within the disruptive tech scene.

Contact Mark:
mp@toftecompany.com

Sven Sebastian Jung

Sven Sebastian Jung

Analyst

By working as an intern in the management consulting and finance industry, Sven has developed a strong interest and knowledge in strategy and finance topics. In particular, he is interested in analyzing and understanding companies from an integrative perspective.

This is complemented by his passion both in tech and entrepreneurship. Prior work experience also includes working in the Business Development of a Biotech startup.

Sven holds a B.A. in Business Administration from University of St. Gallen and is currently pursuing a M.Sc. in Finance and Strategic Management at Copenhagen Business School.

Contact Sven:
sj@toftecompany.com

Sille Sundby

Sille Sundby

Office Manager

Contact Sille:
ss@toftecompany.com