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 50 full and 49 associate members.

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Finnish PE/VC News

27.05.2015 Armada has raised a €103 million alternative debt fund focusing on direct- lending to small and medium-sized corporates in the Nordic region

Armada is pleased to announce the final close of its new fund at €103 million, thereby exceeding the targeted fund size.

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12.05.2015 CapMan acquires 28.7% of Norvestia’s shares from Kaupthing

- Norvestia becomes an associated company of CapMan as a result of the transaction. - In Norvestia CapMan sees growth opportunities in private equity especially related to minority investments based on active ownership. - The transaction does not change CapMan’s earlier outlook estimate for 2015. - The transaction is executed in two phases: in addition to the 21.7% of Norvestia’s shares acquired today, CapMan has the right and at Kaupthing’s request an obligation to purchase 7.0% of Norvestia’s shares outstanding from Kaupthing around October 2015. As a result, CapMan’s ownership of Norvestia will amount to 28.7% after the transaction is finalised.

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16.04.2015 Nexit Ventures Portfolio Company Octoshape Acquired By Akamai

Octoshape to provide Akamai unique video optimization technology designed to enable superior IP broadcast experiences

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14.04.2015 Onbone Ltd raises €10M from international investor syndicate for the global launch of its novel casting/splinting products

Onbone Ltd, the developer of novel casting technology material, Woodcast®, has raised a total of €10 million in a financing round led by MVM Life Science Partners, with participation from Finnish Industry Investment, Finnish private investors and the existing investor Inveni Capital. The funding round will be used to finance the international launch of the Woodcast suite of casting and splinting products.

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