LFE Capital is pleased to announce that Craig Ibsen is joining LFE as senior advisor. Mr. Ibsen will support the investment activities of LFE Capital by working with portfolio companies to execute growth plans, including serving on the boards of Global ID and JobDig.
Mr. Ibsen has over 25 years of leadership experience in general management, business development, and marketing in the U.S. market and internationally. He has lived in and built businesses in China, India and Europe. Mr. Ibsen is currently a principal of Rebound Enterprises, a diversified holding company with investments in manufacturing, real estate and hospitality in the Upper Midwest. His prior experience includes serving as president of Pricer AB, a Swedish, publicly listed company that makes electronic price and information systems for retailers. In his over 14 years with the Maytag Corporation, he served as vice president and general manager of the Amana Commercial Division and the Jade Products Company. Mr. Ibsen has a B.A. from Luther College and an M.B.A. from Drake University.
About LFE Capital:
LFE Capital believes that superior investment opportunities can be found in smaller companies, where the commitment to innovation and the opportunity to create significant value drive performance. Based in Minneapolis, LFE is a private equity fund manager that invests $2-5 million in companies with strong growth prospects. A relationship with LFE brings expansion or buyout capital and an operations oriented investor who will dedicate the time and resources required to help management build successful businesses.