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Exploring Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition, this one-hour seminar hosted by the Lorange Network will provide insights on Search Funds as an asset class as well as the unique career opportunity it offers aspiring entrepreneurs. With guests from Novastone Capital Advisors (NCA).


Elena Trukhina

Co-CEO & co -Founder. An experienced C level executive, Elena worked for companies like Coca Cola, Nestlé or Philip Morris for 20 years. After finishing her MBA at IMD Lausanne in 2018, she decided to pursue her own entrepreneurial path and co-founded NCA in 2019 with Christian Malek.

Christian Malek

Co-CEO & co-Founder. Christian combines 25 years of experience in Banking and Finance. As the CEO of a Single FamilyOffice ( NovastoneCapital, based in Baar, Switzerland), Christian invested in Search Funds in the past 9 years . He co-founded NCA with Elena Trukhinain 2019.

Jan Nikolaisen

NCA Entrepreneur. Originally from Norway, Jan has a broad professional experience: from a law degree to strategic consulting, an MBA from IESE to founding two companies. Jan is the first NCA entrepreneur and is currently searching for a company to acquire in DACH & Nordics.

Ralph Grass

NCA Co-investor, Président EnergieTeam. Ralph is the President of EnergieTeam, a leading Wind power company based in France. He is one of the co-investors in NCA’s ETA program.

Marine Hamou
Engagement Director NCA. Marine has more than 10 years of experience growing teams and businesses for the marketing & advertising industry in Europe, Middle East, Asia and USA. A resourceful and skilled communicator, she combines her industry knowledge with a thorough understanding of operating and growing SMEs. She also regularly advises start-ups and non-profit on growth and development acting both as a coach and an advisor.

Per Lorange
Per Lorange is the Head of Deal Wall and Co-Investment Opportunities at the Lorange Network, and the managing director of S. Ugelstad Invest, an international family office. He is also managing director for a real-estate company, Christiania Eiendomsselskap, and a mentor at the University of Southern Norway (USN).

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