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Purkupiha and Dammega form a full-service group in the demolition and recycling industry

A fund managed by the Finnish private equity company Sentica becomes majority owner of Purkupiha and Dammega in order to support the companies’ growth. The owners of both companies retain a significant stake and continue as operative leaders in the new group.

Attachments: Press release Purkupiha and Dammega 9 January 2018

We are moving

Sentica's office is moving on January 2, 2018. Our new address is Kasarmikatu 21 B, 00130 Helsinki (7th floor). 

Ropo Capital issues a 3-year EUR 50 million senior secured bond

Ropo Capital Group’s parent company RopoHold Oy has issued a 50 million senior secured bond. The transaction was well received by the market and drew interest especially from Swedish and Norwegian investors.

Attachments: Press release Ropo 23 November 2017

VMP Group races towards growth and new opportunities

VMP Group strengthens its ownership base as funds managed by Sentica Partners acquire a majority stake in the company. The founding Savolainen family and the current management will retain a significant stake in the company.

Attachments: Press release VMP 19 September 2017

Konevuori joins TerraWise Group

The infrastructure construction company TerraWise adds a chapter to its growth story as Konevuori Oy joins the Group. The acquisition increases TerraWise’s civil construction capabilities and significantly enhances the company’s leading position in Southern Finland. Konevuori offers its customers a wide range of services including earthworks, soil and stone transportation, stone product selling, and machinery renting. Konevuori’s founder, Mr. Reijo Wuorio, remains in a key operating role and becomes an owner in the Group.

Attachments: Press release TerraWise 4 July 2017

A domestic partner to support RD Velho’s growth and development

RD Velho and Sentica Partners have on June 29, 2017 agreed on a transaction in which Sentica Partners’ fund becomes one of RD Velho’s owners. The transaction supports RD Velho’s development and growth to become a leading design and technology development company in Finland. All the current owners remain as owners after the transaction. 

Attachments: Press release RD Velho June 30 2017

Arme Oy and Saimaan Eristys Oy to merge

Sentica and Saimaan Eristys have entered into an agreement to merge Arme and Saimaan Eristys, two of the top industry experts that will now form Finland’s largest insulation and scaffolding Group. Both companies will continue to operate under their current names. In connection with the transaction, Sentica Kasvurahasto II has sold its entire ownership in Arme.

Sentica has raised a new 185 million euro fund to develop Finnish growth companies

Finnish private equity company Sentica Partners has raised its new Sentica Buyout V fund, which was closed at its 185 million euros hard cap. The fund is Sentica’s fourth buyout fund and like its predecessors, it focuses on developing Finnish lower mid-market companies.

Attachments: Sentica Partners press release April 3 2017

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