Trust is now Ropo Capital

Trust Kapital makes significant brand updates and changes its name. The Group’s umbrella brand will be Ropo Capital. The new name and visual appearance highlight the company’s Finnish origin.

Attachments: Press release Ropo Capital 16 February 2017

Sentica has sold its shares in Kotipizza Group Oyj

Sentica Buyout III Ky and Sentica Buyout III Co-Investment Ky (together "Sentica") have sold all of their shares in Kotipizza Group Oyj ("Kotipizza" or the "Company") in an accelerated book-building process (the "Share Sale"). Sentica sold altogether 4,020,618 shares in the Company, corresponding to approximately 63.3 percent of all the shares and votes in Kotipizza. The sale price in the Share Sale was EUR 9.50 per share and the gross sales proceeds of the Share Sale amounted to approximately EUR 38.2 million. After the Share Sale, Sentica does not own shares in the Company.

Attachments: Press release Kotipizza 9.2.2017

Sentica announces its intentions to offer shares in Kotipizza to institutional investors

Sentica Buyout III Ky and Sentica Buyout III Co-Investment Ky (together "Sentica"), intend to sell up to 4,020,618 shares in Kotipizza Group Oyj ("Kotipizza" or the "Company") (the "Shares") corresponding to approximately 63.3 per cent of all the outstanding shares of the Company (the "Share Sale"). The Shares represent all of the shares that Sentica owns in the Company. Sentica will decide the final number of the Shares to be sold based on investor demand.

Attachments: Press release Kotipizza 8.2.2017

Sentica Partners exploring options for its ownership in Kotipizza

Sentica Partners Oy’s funds “Sentica Buyout III Ky” and “Sentica Buyout III Co-Investment Ky” (together, “Sentica Partners”) have engaged Carnegie Investment Bank and Pareto Securities to explore options for reducing their ownership in Kotipizza Group Oyj (“Kotipizza”) in one or several stages. 

Attachments: Press release Kotipizza January 18 2017

Trust Kapital acquires Enfo Zender

Trust Kapital, the company specializing in receivables lifecycle management and financing, acquires the information logistics service provider Enfo Zender Oy in a share purchase deal. Enfo Zender’s information logistics business, including business operations and customers, is transferred to Trust Kapital in the transaction. With the acquisition, Trust Kapital’s revenue in 2017 will rise to over 40 million euros, and approximately one in six invoices in Finland will be delivered by the company.

Attachments: Press release Trust Kapital 17 January 2017

Sentica invests in Sisco Oyj

A fund managed by the Finnish private equity investor Sentica Partners will acquire a majority stake in Sisco Oyj, a residential construction company, in an agreement signed on 25 October 2016. Sisco’s current owners will continue in key operative roles and as minority shareholders after the transaction.

Attachments: Press release Sisco 25 October 2016

Tammermatic Group has sold its U.S. subsidiary Interclean Equipment Inc

Tammermatic Group Oy has sold its equity interest in InterClean Equipment, Inc. to InterClean Holdings, LLC. The new company is owned by a group of investors led by the private equity firm Oakland Standard Co. Additional investors include industry veterans, Morten Merrild, Rob Forbes and Kirk Ylinen. The sale became effective on September 9, 2016. 

Attachments: News release Tammermatic September 9 2016

JJ Kaivin ja Kallio Oy becomes part of TerraWise

TerraWise has acquired JJ Kaivin ja Kallio Oy, a company specializing in earthworks, quarrying and blasting. The acquisition is part of TerraWise’s growth strategy and it further broadens the Group’s infrastructure construction expertise while also expanding its geographical reach into Southwest Finland. The sellers of JJ Kaivin ja Kallio will remain in key operating roles and will become owners in the Group via the transaction.

Attachments: Press release TerraWise 10 August 2016

Coptersafety orders five new full flight simulators to become a leading helicopter training center

Coptersafety – an independent helicopter flight training service provider has today announced the order of five new Full Flight Simulators (FFS) from American TRU Simulation + Training. The chosen simulator models are Airbus Helicopters H125 and H145, and AgustaWestland AW169 and AW189. Training demand for all of these models is expected to increase in the future. The fifth FFS will be decided in the coming months in response to market conditions. The investment is the largest ever done in civil helicopter aviation.

Attachments: News release Coptersafety July 27 2016

G7 Data and Chilit unite, a new agile IT service provider is formed

G7 Data and Chilit unite their forces as a fund managed by private equity company Sentica Partners acquires majority stakes in both companies. A new significant IT service provider is formed to the Finnish ICT sector. The new company aims to serve a broader customer base with a wide scope of ICT solutions and services. The service offerings and the customer oriented service approach of the two companies complement each other and enable customers a wide selection of IT solutions and services through one service provider. Key personnel of G7 Data and Chilit continue as minority shareholders of the new company.

Attachments: Press release Chilit & G7 Data June 27 2016