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Past Press Releases - CapMan Capital Management Oy

November 17, 2010
CapMan Life Science invests in Swereco
The CapMan Life Science IV fund has decided to invest in Swereco AB, the Swedish producer of ergonomic products primarily designed for the physically challenged. More

March 30, 2010
Lennart Simonsen appointed CapMan's new CEO
Lennart Simonsen (LL.M) has been appointed CEO of CapMan Plc and a Senior Partner of the company as of 1 June 2010. More

December 15, 2009
CapMan invests in leading insurance software provider Profit Software
CapMan and Profit Software today announced that the CapMan Technology 2007 fund will invest in Profit Software Oy, the leading supplier of product-based IT software to Northern Europe’s insurance and financial sector. More

November 16, 2009
Peo Nilsson joins CapMan Technology as a partner
Peo Nilsson, M.Sc.(Econ.), founder and CEO of Booli Search Technologies, has joined CapMan Technology team as a Partner. More

April 15, 2009
CapMan exits XLENT
Swedestart Tech fund managed by CapMan has sold its stake in Swedish XLENT Consulting Group to the Company’s operative management backed by active investor Neqst Partner. More

January 23, 2008
CapMan Technology 2007 fund closes at EUR 142.3 million
Fundraising for the CapMan Technology 2007 fund has ended and the fund was closed at EUR 142.3 million. More

October 2, 2007
CapMan sells its shares in Affecto Plc
Fenno Rahasto fund co-managed by CapMan and Fenno Management Oy has sold all of its 1,913,044 shares in portfolio company Affecto Plc. More

June 15, 2007
CapMan’s portfolio company Aerocrine AB listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange
Aerocrine AB, a portfolio company of Swedestart Life Science fund, managed by CapMan, HealthCap, H&B, Investor and Scandinavian Life Science Venture, will today be listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange with the ticker AERO. More

June 15, 2007
CapMan, SEB Venture Capital and Aloe Private Equity acquire Swedish KMW Energi AB
Funds managed by CapMan will together with SEB Venture Capital and the energy and environment fund specialist Aloe Private Equity acquire a majority holding in KMW Energi. KMW Energi is a leading supplier of bio fuel combustion plants in Sweden. More

May 29, 2007
CapMan acquires IT2 Treasury Solutions from SimCorp A/S
CapMan Technology 2007 fund will acquire IT2 from SimCorp A/S listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange. More

May 25, 2007
CapMan Life Science IV fund closes at EUR 54 million
CapMan Life Science IV fund held its final closing today at EUR 54 million. The fund invests in medical technology and service companies mainly in the Nordic countries. More

May 22, 2007
CapMan exits Hantro
Funds managed by CapMan have sold their stake in Hantro Products Oy, a provider of mobile multimedia solutions, to the American listed company On2 Technologies, Inc. More

May 16, 2007
Jukka Härmälä appointed as CapMan Senior Advisor
The former CEO of Stora Enso Jukka Härmälä, has been invited to join CapMan’s Advisor Network as a Senior Advisor from June 2007. More

January 29, 2007
CapMan sells majority in Moventas to Industri Kapital
The funds managed by CapMan and Industri Kapital 2004 fund have signed an agreement according to which CapMan funds will sell the majority of their shareholding in Moventas Oy to Industri Kapital. More

December 8, 2006
CapMan exits ECO-DAN A/S
Funds managed by CapMan have sold the activities in ECO-DAN A/S, a Danish provider of guidance systems used for precision farming, to an European manufacturer of agricultural equipment. More

November 21, 2006
CapMan’s Nordic Advisor Network grows with new Industrial Advisors
Erik Prydz Mathisen, Terje Thon, Barbara Thoralfsen and Rune Thoralfsen from Norway and Jari Pasanen from Finland have been invited to join CapMan as Industrial Advisors as of November 2006. More

September 11, 2006
Nordic Private Equity Achievement Award 2006 granted to CapMan
Nordic private equity and venture capital associations awarded 'The Nordic Private Equity Achievement Award 2006' to CapMan. The annual award was awarded for the first time this year.

September 1, 2006
CapMan exits Distocraft
Funds managed by CapMan have exited from Finnish company Distocraft Ltd, which provides software products and solutions for telecom operators as world-leading telecom supplier Ericsson has acquired Distocraft’s business. More

June 30, 2006
CapMan exits Quartal
Quartal Oy will redeem CapMan funds’ holding in the Quartal. More

June 28, 2006
CapMan reduces its ownership in Access Capital Partners
CapMan Plc has sold 12.5% of the shares of its associated company Access Capital Partners (Access) to Access managers. More

June 14, 2006
CapMan Buyout VIII closes at EUR 440 million
CapMan Buyout VIII was oversubscribed and the fund was closed at EUR 440 million, which exceeds the initial target size of EUR 375 million. More

February 10, 2006
CapMan comments on market information
CapMan Plc has today received information that GIMV has approached certain large shareholders of CapMan Plc to discuss the possibility to combine GIMV and CapMan Plc into a European private equity firm. More

February 3, 2006
Kaisa Arovaara appointed as Deputy CFO of CapMan
Kaisa Arovaara has been appointed Deputy CFO of CapMan Plc as of 9 January 2006. More

September 14, 2005
CapMan to invest in Finnish Flander
Funds managed by CapMan have agreed to invest in the Finnish provider of wireless development and testing solutions Flander More

July 8, 2005
CapMan exits Aurajoki
The funds managed/advised by CapMan have realised their investment in Aurajoki Oy, a company specialised in metal surface treatments. More

July 4, 2005
CapMan acquires Norwegian InfoCare ASA
The funds managed/advised by CapMan and Helge Briseid Risnes, CEO and founder of the InfoCare Group, will acquire the Norwegian specialist in ICT services InfoCare ASA from Fujitsu Services and 3i.

June 13, 2005
CapMan exits Norwegian EuroProcessing International ASA
Mezzanine funds managed/advised by CapMan have announced the realisation of their investment in transaction processing company EuroProcessing International ASA (EPI). More

April 30, 2005
CapMan and 3i funds exit Finndomo
CapMan receives approx. EUR 5 million in carried interest income More

April 25, 2005
CapMan funds exit from Setec
Funds managed/advised by CapMan and other owners of Setec Oy have agreed to sell Setec to a Luxembourg based company Gemplus International S.A (Gemplus), listed in Euronext Paris. More

March 30, 2005
CapMan and Eqvitec exit Normet
The funds managed/advised by CapMan and Eqvitec Partners and company employee shareholders have sold their stake in Normet Corporation to the newly established Normet Group Oy.

March 4, 2005
CapMan, Investor Growth Capital & Nobel Biocare are selling Swedish Entific to Australian Cochlear
CapMan, Investor Growth Capital and Nobel Biocare are selling the Swedish Entific to the Australian Cochlear for MEUR 116.1 More

February 18, 2005
Nominations in CapMan Group
Tuomas Lang has been appointed as Senior Partner, Göran Barsby and Jan Dahlqvist have been nominated as Partners and Johan Bennarsten has been appointed as Investment Director at CapMan. More

February 2, 2005
de Neergaard resigns from CapMan board of directors
Claes de Neergaard, member of the CapMan Plc Board, has today been appointed as President of the Swedish venture capital investor Industrifonden (The Swedish Industrial Development Fund). More

February 1, 2005
CapMan and SEB Företagsinvest invest EUR 3.3 million in Swedish SciBase
Swedestart Life Science KB fund managed/advised by CapMan and SEB Företagsinvest have announced that they will together invest EUR 3.3 million (SEK 30 million) in Swedish medtech company SciBase AB. More


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