Niels Peter Louis-Hansen

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Niels Peter Louis-Hansen
Born (1947-10-25) 25 October 1947 (age 71)[1]
Humlebaek, Denmark
ResidenceHumlebaek, Denmark
Net worthUS$6.7 billion (August 2018)[2]
TitleDeputy chairman, Coloplast
Children1 daughter
Parent(s)Aage Louis-Hansen
Johanne Louis-Hansen

Niels Peter Louis-Hansen (born 25 October 1947) is a Danish billionaire businessman, deputy chairman and owner of one-fifth of the medical device company Coloplast.

Early life[edit]

Niels Peter Louis-Hansen was born in Denmark, the son of Aage Louis-Hansen and Johanne Louis-Hansen.[2] Coloplast was founded by his father in 1957.[2] Louis-Hansen has a bachelor's degree.[3]


Louis-Hansen became a board member of Coloplast when his father died in 1966, and the company was continued by his mother. His mother was active in the company until the early 1970s.[4]

Louis-Hansen owns 20.7% of Coloplast directly and a 15.6% of Ambu, and via the investment company N.P. Louis-Hansen ApS, is a major shareholder in the unlisted biotech company Virogates.[5]

Bloomberg News estimated his net worth at US$7 billion in 2018.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Louis-Hansen is married, with one daughter, and lives in Humlebaek.[2] He is also the owner of Tustrup Manor at Randers.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Bloomberg profile: Niels Louis-Hansen $6.92B". Bloomberg News. Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d "Forbes profile: Niels Peter Louis-Hansen". Forbes. Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Niels Peter Louis-Hansen Bcom". Businessweek. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Danmarks fjerde rigeste løfter sløret for økonomien". Jydske Vestkysten. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Medico-milliardær stifter nyt ejendomsselskab - citat". Børsen. Retrieved 1 August 2018.