We assist our clients in building profitable and constructive relationships with key stakeholders and target audiences through both PR and capital market relations. With tailored advice, we help evaluate and design communication strategies and messages to maximize awareness, understanding, and impact among important target groups.
Some of Sweden's most experienced consultants
IR and Financial Communication
Delivering both strategy and tactics
Some of Sweden's most experienced consultants
We are seven experienced partners who for several years have helped and supported both listed and privately owned companies with their communication with the media, analysts, investors and other stakeholders.
Claes has over 30 years of experience in communications, including twelve years as a journalist, four of which were spent as News Editor at Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå (TT) and one year as News Editor at Finanstidningen.
Since 1998, Claes has worked as a PR and IR consultant, gaining experience as a consultant at PR agency Rikta Kommunikation, COO at Tattoo PR, and COO at Edelman PR Nordic. From 2006 to 2016, Claes ran his own PR business under the brand 88°. He has experience working with a wide range of clients and industries. From 2005 to 2009, Claes served as a board member of what was then known as Sveriges Reklamförbund, now Sveriges Kommunikationsbyråer (KOMM).
Claes holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Economics from Uppsala University.
Andreas has extensive experience in IR, financial communication, and corporate finance from various previous positions, including several within the Life Science sector. Prior to joining Cord Communications, Andreas worked as an IR professional at Diamyd Medical and Meda, as well as an IR and communication consultant, financial advisor, and responsible for Redeye's Certified Adviser operations. Most recently, Andreas held the position of CFO at a gaming company preparing for listing.
Andreas holds a degree in Development Engineering from Halmstad University, a degree in Business Administration from Lund University, and has completed a program in Financial Analysis from the Stockholm School of Economics. Andreas is also a licensed CIRO (Certified Investor Relations Officer) by SIRA/SFF and holds a SwedSec license.
Adam's career in communications spans from reporting for international news channels such as Dow Jones Newswires/The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg News to providing communication consulting services for companies at Brunswick Group in Stockholm in recent years.
As a reporter, he covered a range of topics including technology, banking, and industry, conducting interviews with executives, investors, and analysts. At Cord Communications, he advises and supports our clients in financial PR and IR.
He holds a degree in journalism from the University of Colorado and has been living in Sweden for nearly 20 years.
Pernilla has been working in financial communication and Investor Relations in various leading roles since the late 1990s. Prior to joining Cord Communications, she worked as the IR and Communications Director at Gränges, as well as the IR Manager at ICA Gruppen and Hakon Invest.
Pernilla has also worked as a journalist, news editor, and stockbroker. Before joining Cord, Pernilla was a communications consultant and responsible for the IR offering at H&H.
Pernilla holds a degree in Business Administration from the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg. Since 2018, she has been serving on the board of the Swedish Investor Relations Association (SIRA).
Charlotte has over 20 years of experience in daily following her great interest - the stock market. Most recently, Charlotte comes from the role of editor-in-chief at the financial channel EFN, where she also served as the host of the daily program Börslunch.
She has also worked as a stock market writer for Veckans Affärer, Dagens Industri, and Dagens Nyheter. Additionally, Charlotte has over ten years of experience as a financial analyst at the investment bank Carnegie, focusing on the telecom, IT, and small-cap sectors.
Charlotte holds a degree in business administration from the Stockholm School of Economics and also has a law degree from Stockholm University.
Lars has over 30 years of experience as a communication advisor to Swedish listed companies and financial institutions. He has been a partner at some of Sweden's leading communication agencies, including Gramma, Vero, Invivo, Springtime, and Kreab. Lars has also worked as a public affairs advisor at FIPRA and served as a board member at AMO.
He has a background in the advertising industry in New York and has held the position of Head of Marketing and Communication at a Swedish investment bank. Additionally, Lars has started and operated businesses in diverse industries such as restaurants, diagnostics, and IT (multimedia computers and digital assets).
Mikael has nearly 30 years of experience in communications, including journalism (14 years in daily and business media, including Dagens Industri), corporate communication positions at companies such as AstraZeneca, Biovitrum (Sobi), and private equity firm Nordic Capital.
Mikael also has experience as a strategic communication advisor in financial PR and IR. Over the years, Mikael has played a significant role in several major transactions, including the merger of Astra and Zeneca, the multi-billion-dollar sale of Nycomed Takeda, Nordic Capital's acquisition of Munters, as well as various IPOs such as Biovitrum, Finnvedenbulten, and most recently, Prime Living.
Mikael holds an MA in English Literature from Lund University.
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