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A decade in the making

KPH 31

Welcome to KPH 31, where a decade of experience converges into a boutique corporate finance firm. Founded at the close of 2023, KPH 31 is the culmination of my 10-year journey advising top-tier tech companies on fundraising and M&A processes.


Drawing on a wealth of insights, I carve a distinct edge in the corporate finance landscape, fostering lasting partnerships that transcend transactions. As the founder, I bring a legacy of steering transactions totaling over EUR +500M, a testament to the tailored expertise that defines KPH 31.

Poul Kotiah Hansen | KPH31
A strategic acquisition by EY

Tofte & Company

In 2022, Tofte & Company, became a pivotal chapter in the EY story. The acquisition by EY marked a strategic move to fortify EY's standing in Tech Strategy and M&A. I witnessed a seamless integration of expertise as Tofte & Company's Tech M&A advisory offering blended with EY's vision, reinforcing a commitment to excellence in the ever-evolving tech landscape.

Becoming the specialist

The legacy offering

I was embarking on a transformative chapter guiding the course in fundraising and compact tech M&A since 2019, taking on the hat of leadership in this specialized business area at Tofte & Company. This period highlights my adept navigation and hands-on expertise, supporting numerous tech companies.

A first employee's tale

Inception at Tofte & Company

Tofte & Company | KPH31

The journey began in 2014, where I embarked as the first employee in the prestigious Nordic tech boutique corporate finance firm, Tofte & Company. This early experience laid the foundation for future endeavors, providing valuable insights into the intricacies of tech finance. 

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