Since the deregulation of the Norwegian energy market, Markedskraft has been a knowledge specialist in the European power market.


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Having pioneered the market for nearly 25 years, Markedskraft offers deep insights and understanding of the power industry, and defines itself as a specialized knowledge company, covering risk- and portfolio management services.

Markedskraft’s mission is to create customer value by understanding the fundamental drivers of the power market, thereby providing customers with unique basis for critical decision-making. Markedskraft prides itself in being the only independent service provider that can assist throughout the entire value chain, including advisory services, risk management, financial portfolio management and physical handling and settlement. The company also offers investors capital management within power derivatives.

Markedskraft operates as a neutral service provider between clients and the marketplace. One of the core strengths is being transparent, thereby guaranteeing to always act in the best interest of the customers. This commitment is reflected in the governance practices as well as in the company values.

As Markedskraft is MiFID licensed by the Financial Supervisory Authority, it serves as a reassurance to its clients that their interests are being managed in an utmost professional manner within the strict legal framework accompanying the MiFID license.

Since the company was established in 1992, Markedskraft has played a pivotal role in the development of the Nordic power market.

Based on our extensive knowledge and experience Markedskraft is today an innovative and proactive participant in the ongoing transformation of the European power market. Markedskraft believes there is a considerable untapped potential for increased market efficiency and the ambition is to drive industry efficiency through continuous development of the portfolio management services.

Today Markedskraft serves clients in the Nordic countries from offices in Norway (Arendal), Sweden (Stockholm), Denmark (Aarhus) and Finland (Helsinki).

  • Headquarters: Arendal, Norway
  • Ownership AFK: 93,3 %
  • Chairman of the Board: Morten Henriksen
  • CEO: Christian Sønderup


Arendals Fossekompani (AFK) is an industrial investment company that invests in energy and technology related companies with an international market potential. AFK is also a producer of hydro power, a property developer and a financial investor.