Carl-Gustaf Ehrnrooth Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl-Gustaf_Ehrnrooth

Carl-Gustaf Casimir Ehrnrooth (born 5 August 1969 in Helsinki) is a Finnish investor. He has been a member of the Guggenheim Foundation's Board of Directors since September 2008.[1] The Guggenheim Foundation was targeting a museum in the city of Helsinki with public funds of €140 million or €300 million.[2]


Carl-Gustaf Ehrnrooth’s father was Casimir Ehrnrooth. His siblings are Henrik, Johanna and Georg.[3]


Carl-Gustaf Ehrnrooth's family is the biggest owner of the construction company YIT, Structor S.A. 12.1% at the end of January 2012.[4] Carl-Gustav’s brother Henrik Ehrnrooth is the chairman of the YIT Board of Directors since 2009.[5]

Ehrnrooth has ownership in Corbis Investments that includes stocks of Pöyry,[6] Corbis is the major shareholder 30.96% in the end of March, 2012.[7] Structor S.A. and Corbis are both registered in Luxembourg.[8]

Fennogens Investments S.A. is an Investment company in Luxembourg wholly owned by brothers Carl-Gustaf Ehrnrooth, Henrik Ehrnrooth and Georg Ehrnrooth. Fennogens Investments was the major shareholder with 10.98% of EQ Bank at the end of March 2012.[9][10] eQ Corporation, was acquired by Straumur Investment Bank in Iceland in 2007 for approx €260 million and bought back in May 2009 for circa 37 million at the time.

Ehrnrooth had earlier invited Guggenheim project initiator Janne Gallen-Kallela-Sirén as a member of the board in a company he was a major owner in.[11]

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  1. ^ Carl Gustaf Ehrnrooth avasi oven Helsingin Guggenheim-hankkeelle. Helsingin Sanomat, 15 January 2012.
  2. ^ Helsingin Sanomat, 11 January 2012, p. A 5. (Why the costs are presented as 140 million € and not as 300 million € that is the cost the first 20 years?)
  3. ^ Ehrnrooth, Casimir (1931–2015). National Biography of Finland.
  4. ^ Antti Herlin tankkasi YIT:tä Archived 2012-02-24 at the Wayback Machine Kauppalehti 21 February 2012.
  5. ^ Pöyry investment data
  6. ^ Gyggenheiin varjo$$a, Kaarina Taipale (editor). Into 2012 pages 12
  7. ^ Pöyry Major shareholders Archived April 23, 2012, at the Wayback Machine Date 3/31/2012
  8. ^ Ehrnrooths har kallats Finlands Wallenbergare
  9. ^ Korkeimman hallinto-oikeuden päätös[permanent dead link] Supreme Administration Coart 7.4.2004
  10. ^ EQ sijoittajat Archived June 14, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ ”Gallen-Kallela-Sirénin asema on sopimaton hankkeessa.” Helsingin Sanomat, 16 January 2012, p. C 1.