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August Runge


Advises leading corporates and investors in the infrastructure ecosystem on strategy, M&A, and value creation

August leads our support-to-infrastructure investors in the Nordics with extensive experience in the transportation and energy ecosystems. In this capacity, he also works closely with some of the leading corporations within transportation and energy in Europe. Additionally, he is one of the leaders in the firm’s Private Equity & Principal Investors Practice in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, and serves investors across a broad range of sectors.

Through his work within the infrastructure ecosystem, August has covered a broad range of important and fast-growing subsectors such as:

  • transportation: e-commerce logistics, ferries, busses, aviation, rail, cold chain, ports, and vehicle inspection
  • energy: renewables development, power distribution, district heating, industrial heating, and gas plants

August has deep expertise in strategy, sustainability and M&A, having led more than 30 strategy-development engagements and over 70 transactions, typically with a focus on decarbonization of energy usage or production. He works closely with investors and corporates on both operational and commercial value-creation programs.


Stockholm School of Economics
MS, finance

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
Strategic management