Finnish Venture Capital Association

The Finnish Venture Capital Association was established in 1990. The actual members of the association are entities acting in the Finnish private equity and venture capital markets. FVCA accepts as its associate members communities or private individuals who play a part in the development of the industry in Finland. The number of members at the moment is 47 full and 49 associate members.

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Finnish PE/VC News

17.06.2014 Oral Hammaslääkärit Plc transfers to the ownership of funds managed by CapMan

On 14 April 2014, Renideo Holding Oy, a company wholly owned by Renideo Group Oy, a company controlled by funds managed by CapMan Plc, announced a public tender offer for all shares issued by Oral Hammaslääkärit Plc.

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13.06.2014 CapMan Buyout invests in Malte Månson – one of the leading networks of heavy vehicle service workshops in Sweden

CapMan Buyout X fund acquires a majority holding in Malte Månson, one of Sweden’s largest independent networks of heavy vehicle service workshops. CapMan’s investment creates opportunities for growth and expansion in a market with very interesting future prospects.

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12.06.2014 CapMan sells Finlayson – a well-known Finnish high quality home textile manufacturer

Funds managed by CapMan sell the Finnish home textile manufacturer Finlayson & Co Oy to Jukka Kurttila and Petri Pesonen, the founders of the Finnish advertising agency Bob the Robot, and to third new owner Risto Voutilainen. At the same time Finlayson & Co Oy sells Familon duvets and mattresses to Trading House Eesti, which is part of the Trading House Scandinavia AB, one of the largest European bedding manufacturers. The exit from Finlayson & Co Oy will not change CapMan's outlook estimate for 2014 given on 8 May 2014.

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09.06.2014 FAST and CocoVi merge into a leading Nordic special foods company

Func Food and CocoVi merge into a leading Nordic special foods company. Func Food Group Oy, which has experienced fierce growth, acquires Finnish CocoVi Import Oy, whose CocoVi brand is known for nutrition rich foods and snacks – so called superfoods. Together Func Food’s FAST brand and CocoVi form Finland’s largest sports nutrition, healthy snacks and nutrition rich foods focused company, targeting nearly 30 million euros in sales in 2014.

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04.06.2014 CapMan sells its minority holding in LUMENE Oy – the leading Finnish cosmetic brand

Funds managed by CapMan sell the remaining 12% of shares in LUMENE Oy to LUMENE Oy. Following the transaction, the ownership of the company is transferred entirely to the management of LUMENE Oy and to its major shareholder, Langholm Capital LLP. The exit will not change CapMan's outlook estimate for 2014 given on 8 May 2014.

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