Brussels, 14 January 2020

Christian Riisberg, an experienced investor in consumer goods companies, has been appointed Senior Advisor reinforcing the Vendis team, notably Joris Van Troos and Cedric Olbrechts, in the Nordic countries.

Christian, a Dane living in Sweden since many years, will facilitate the continued development of Vendis in the Nordics. He brings extensive knowledge from his roles as founding partner of Alipes AB, a consumer goods fund in the Nordics, as well as being board member in a variety of consumer goods companies.

“Christian’s sector expertise, his knowledge of the Nordic market and our common vision convinced us that Christian would be a great addition to the team. Following our investment in ferm LIVING in Copenhagen, we are convinced that Vendis has a role to play for consumer goods companies in the Nordics and we want to further invest in the region” explains Cedric Olbrechts, one of the founding partners of Vendis.

About Vendis Capital (

Founded in 2009, Vendis Capital is an independent private equity firm dedicated to the European consumer space. In partnership with experienced entrepreneurs and managers, Vendis is focused on investing in and building small to medium-sized consumer companies that are well positioned for value-creating growth or transformation (“building brands together”). Vendis invests in France, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and the Nordics.

For more information, please contact:

Cedric Olbrechts – Tel. +32 476 70 62 82 –