Footballer Harvard Nordtveit and his wife Anna Berg Nordtveit recently sold the 171-square-meter flat in Tjuvholmen – for which Nordtveit paid 36.5 million NOK in March last year.
At that time, the asking price for the apartment was 35 million NOK. Nordtveit then received most of the furniture and household goods in the purchase.
The apartment was recently sold, and DN previously wrote that the price ended up at NOK 48 million. This means that the former national team player collected NOK 11.5 million on Tjuvholmen’s apartment a year and a half later.
As DN has learned, she is one of the richest foreigners in Norway, namely Viking Cruises founder and chairman Torstein Hagen (79), who acquired the recently registered apartment in Oslo Property Holding Ltd.
According to the cruise ship, whose fortune is estimated to be around 20 billion NOK capital Overview, it has so far been based in Switzerland, where the shipping company’s main office is located, and in the United States, where the shipping company’s sales office is located in Los Angeles, among other places.
In an interview with VG a year ago, it emerged that Hagen You toyed with the idea of moving home repeatedly. Previously, Hagen’s son moved from Great Britain to Norway.
The two-bedroom apartment that Hagen is now buying is located in Kavringen Brygge, directly above the Astrup Fearnley Museum in Tjuvholmen. It has a view of the whole approach to Oslo and Akershus Castle.
“With the sea directly entering the living room, tailor-made solutions and careful use of color – you enjoy the feel of a hotel in Kavringen Brygge 6,” says Finn’s ad.
The estate agent Dag-Rune Kristiansen in Privatmegleren Tjuvholmen was responsible for the sale. Doesn’t want to comment on the sale.
Hagen already owns two apartments in the building located in Tjuvholmen, which he bought in 2013 for a total amount of NOK 66 million. The apartments are 427 square meters in size and are owned by another Cayman company, Jupiter Real Estate Limited.
Ferry operator Olav Nils Sunde also owns a large apartment on the top three floors of the building. He gave a whopping NOK 236.5 million for his roughly 1,200 square meter apartment in 2013.
The cruise business has expanded
Torstein Hagen began his career at McKinsey, where he worked extensively in shipping. In the 1970s, he became CEO of Bergenske Dampskibsselskab, and later the Royal Viking Line, as well as holding management and ownership positions in several shipping companies.
In the mid-1990s, Hagen almost went bankrupt after losing a lot of money to the Dutch shipping company Royal Nedlloyd in Rotterdam. But after helping some Russian oligarchs buy a shipping company, Hagen was offered to buy four riverboats that formed the basis for founding Viking River Cruises in Saint Petersburg in 1997.
In 2013, Hagen expanded from river cruises in Eastern and Central Europe to cruise ships at sea, with the creation of Viking Ocean Cruises. Altogether, he now controls a fleet of more than sixty river ships and six cruise ships.
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