Peter Priisalm

Peter Priisalm

Founder, Partner & Investment Manager, co-CIO

Experience in investment management, corporate finance and strategic management in Emerging Europe since 1997

Peter is Investment Manager, co-Chief Investment Officer and a Member of Investment Committee at Avaron. He is co-heading the investment team together with Valdur Jaht. He is a Founding Partner.

Peter holds M.A. degree in international business (summa cum laude) from Concordia International University (now Tallinn University of Technology).

Peter started his career in 1995 as a Business Editor in the regional news agency Baltic News Service (BNS). During 1997-2000 he worked as Associate Director in the Corporate Finance team of Suprema Securities (now EVLI Group) focussing on M&A, privatizations and private placements. In 2000 he joined the largest Baltic IT company at the time, MicroLink. His roles during the six years at MicroLink included in-house Corporate Finance Manager, CFO and Member of the Board of the Group, and CEO of Estonian operations. In 2007 Peter co-founded Avaron and acted as Head of Research. In 2008 Peter took the role of Investment Manager.

Peter is fluent in English, Russian, Finnish and Estonian. His hobbies are markets, start-up investing and ashtanga yoga.