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.

What is venture capital/private equity?

Social and economic impact of VC/PE investing


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Finnish PE/VC News

15.08.2014 Verdane Capital closes largest fund to date at SEK 2bn

Verdane Capital VIII K/S (Verdane VIII) has closed on commitments of SEK 2bn. The fund is Verdane’s largest to date and secures new capital for Nordic growth companies. More than half of the capital has been raised from investors outside the Nordics.

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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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Events

August

Other events 26.08.2014 Meet Pbifrance
Other events 27. - 28.8.2014 Baltic Private Equity & Venture Capital Associations' Symposium
FVCA events 28.08.2014 FVCA Golf 2014
Other events 29.08.2014 Northern Glow

September

FVCA events 03.09.2014 FVCA aamiaisseminaari - Deloitte: Pääomasijoittajien tulevaisuus - Luottamus tulevaan kasvussa?
Other events 25.09.2014 Seed forum presents Finnish university innovations

March - 2015

FVCA events 26.03.2015 FVCA kevätseminaari