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Samson Sørtveit was one of the founders of Crux in 2005. He rejoined the company in 2019 after more than four years working as a portfolio manager and investment analyst in the family offices of Johan Andresen (Ferd) and John Fredriksen (Seatankers). Samson has three decades of financial market experience and he has advised numerous companies through IPO and M&A processes, capital markets days, as well as on regular IR activities such as interim and annual reporting. Samson started his career as a financial journalist and later covered a wide variety of industries and Nordic companies as equity analyst, adviser and portfolio manager with several leading Nordic investment banks and investors.

Work experience

  • Adviser, Crux Advisers, 2019-

  • Investment analyst, Seatankers Management Norway, 2016-2018

  • Portfolio Manager, Ferd, 2014-2016

  • Adviser, Crux Advisers, 2005-2014

  • Portfolio Manager, Carnegie Asset Management, 2004-2005

  • Equity analyst, Carnegie, 1996-2004

  • Equity analyst, Nordea, 1995-1996

  • Equity analyst, Nordea (Unibank), 1993-1995

  • Financial journalist, TDN Finans, 1991-1993


  • Digital Transformation - Platform Strategies, Emeritus/MIT Sloan, ongoing

  • Certified Portfolio Manager, A Master course at Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and Norwegian Society of Financial Analysts (NFF), 2012

  • MSc in Economics and Business Administration, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), 1990