Nils Ove Kjerstad joined Crux as an adviser in April 2010. He works primarily with companies in the seafood and real estate sectors. Kjerstad has particularly good understanding of the challenges posed by seafood after 10 years as a financial analyst concentrating on this sector in particular and consumer goods in general. He has also covered the aluminium sector. He applies this insight to work on corporate communication with the financial markets, including the structuring and content of interim reports and quarterly presentations. Kjerstad has also been a financial journalist and editor of TDN Finance.

Work experience

  • Adviser, Crux, Oslo, 2010-

  • Financial analyst, Danske Markets Equities, Oslo, 2006-2010

  • Financial analyst, Alfred Berg Norge, Oslo, 2005-2006

  • Financial analyst/corporate finance adviser, Terra Securities, Oslo, 2003-2005

  • Financial analyst, DnB Markets, Oslo, 2000-2003

  • Financial journalist and editor, TDN Finans, Oslo, 1996-2000


  • Seminar on mergers and acquisitions, The Norwegian Society of Financial Analysts, 2012

  • MSc in business economics, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Bergen, 1993