Provider of independent debt advisory in the Nordics
Our team is a completely independent debt advisor without its own balance sheet, in addition to being product neutral. The main target group is both new and existing customers in the real estate sector, but also new customers in other sectors.
Our aim is to secure the best terms and conditions possible for our clients to support the company's equity story. The focus will be on arranging, advising and structuring debt transactions including debt capital raising strategy where all relevant parameters will be addressed. The overarching goal will be to optimize the debt/equity mix to make sure the client has the strategic and operational flexibility necessary going forward to be able to execute on their strategic plan.
Meet our Experts
Head of Debt Advisory & Partner
Terje A. Pettersen started at Colliers in November 2022 as Head of Debt Advisory.
He was one of the founders of Pangea Debt Advisory in August 2021 and has been Managing Director & Partner until Colliers’ acquisition of Pangea in November 2022.
Terje has worked at SEB for 10 years and been part of the management team in both SEB Norway and the Investment Banking unit. He has also been Head of Debt Capital & Partner at ABG Sundal Collier for 4 years and held numerous leading positions over a 12-year period at DNB, such as Head of Commercial Real Estate.
Director & Partner
John Stene started at Colliers in November 2022 as Director, Debt Advisory.
He was one of the founders of Pangea Debt Advisory in August 2021 and has been Director & Partner until Colliers’ acquisition of Pangea in November 2022.
John has extensive experience within Debt Capital Markets in the Nordics and comes from the position as Vice President, Corporate & Institutional Advisory at Swedbank where he has worked for more than 11 years. He has worked in Investment Banking for 10 years, and worked a year at Swedbank's headquarter in Stockholm where he contributed to rebuild Swedbank's DCM High Yield origination team, with a special focus on real estate transactions.
Ola Velund started at Colliers in November 2022 as Associate, Debt Advisory.
He has worked at Pangea Debt Advisory since 2021 and has been Associate until Colliers’ acquisition of Pangea in November 2022.
Ola has previous experience working as an analyst at Barrick Gold Corporation and as an Associate in SEB’s Real Estate Coverage group within corporate banking.