Board and owners
Long-term leadership delivering steady growth
Visma board of directors and owners

Board and owners

Visma is owned by KKR, HgCapital, Cinven and the Visma management.

Board of Directors

Our board of directors is made up of key people from KKR, HgCapital and Visma CEO Øystein Moan, and is chaired by Gunnar Bjørkavåg, the CEO of NHST Media Group.

Chairman of the Board, Gunnar Bjørkavåg

Chairman of the Board, Gunnar Bjørkavåg, is B. Sc. from BI, Norway, MBA from Henley College/Oxford and AMP from Harvard Business School. 

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Director, Nic Humphries

Nic Humphries is Chief Executive of HgCapital. He has 20 years experience of the private equity and venture capital industry, and joined HgCapital in 2001.

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Chris Good

Chris joined Cinven in 2006 and is a member of the TMT sector team. He has been involved in a number of investments including Amadeus, CPA Global, Springer and Visma.

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David Barker

David joined Cinven in 1996 and is a member of the Industrials and TMT sector teams. He has since been involved in numerous transactions including Aprovia, CPA Global, Eutelsat, HEG, MediMedia, Springer, Ufinet, Visma and Ziggo.

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Anders Borg

Anders Borg (London) joined KKR in 2013 to lead the firm’s activities in the Nordics and currently serves on the board of directors of Ambea, Mehilainen, and Visma. 
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Jean-Baptiste Brian

Jean-Baptiste is a member of the TMT team. He sits on the boards of TeamSystem, Ullink and Visma.

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Stanislas de Joussineau

Stanislas de Joussineau joined KKR in 2009 and is a member of the private equity team.

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KKR is the world’s leading private equity investment fund with over 900.000 employees in their portfolio companies. Having previously been Visma's majority owner with a 76 % ownership, KKR in 2014 reduced its ownership to 31,33 % .


HgCapital, increased its ownership in the business to 31.33 % in 2014. Established in 2000, HgCapital is a leading investor in the European private equity market. It is the successor to Mercury Private Equity (founded in 1985), which was acquired by Merrill Lynch in 1997. In December 2000, Mercury Private Equity staff acquired the business from Merrill Lynch and renamed it HgCapital.


In 2014 Cinven became a co-lead shareholder with a 31,33 % ownership. Cinven is a leading European private equity firm focused on building world-class Europe-focused companies. Its funds invest in six key sectors: Business Services, Financial Services, Healthcare, Industrials, Consumer and Technology Media and Telecommunications (TMT).

Visma Management

Management of Visma increased at the same time its ownership in the business to 6 %.

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