Sentica Buyout III Ky and Sentica Buyout III Co-Investment Ky (together “Sentica”) have sold part of their shares in Pihlajalinna Plc (“Pihlajalinna” or the “Company”) in an accelerated book-building process in connection to the share issue of Pihlajalinna (the “Share Sale”).
Attachments: Press release Pihlajalinna December 15 2015
A fund managed by Sentica Partners Oy sells its stake in the fast growing discount retailer Puuilo Oy. The purchaser is Adelis Equity Partners Fund I and Puuilo’s key personnel will continue as significant owners in the company.
Attachments: Press release Puuilo November 30 2015
A fund managed by Sentica Partners becomes the majority owner in Coptersafety Oy, which offers training services to helicopter pilots. The founder and CEO of the Company, Mikko Dahlman will continue as CEO and as a significant minority owner. With Sentica’s support, Coptersafety targets remarkable growth in the coming years.
Attachments: Press release Coptersafety November 4 2015
Solteq Plc (Solteq), listed on the main list of Helsinki Stock Exchange, and Descom Group Oy (Descom) completed a transaction on 2 June 2015 where Solteq purchased the entire share capital and the capital loans of Descom.
Attachments: Press release Descom July 6 2015
Kotipizza Group Oyj ("Kotipizza" or "the Company") became listed on the official list of Helsinki Stock Exchange in the beginning of July. In the initial public offering (“IPO”), the final subscription price per share was set at €5.00 corresponding to a market capitalization of 31.8 million euros.
Attachments: Press release Kotipizza July 7 2015
Func Food Group Oy and People’s Choice AB merge to form a leading Nordic wellness and fitness group focused on functional food and beverages. Functional food company Func Food, known for its FAST and CocoVi brands, acquires Swedish People’s Choice, which is the exclusive distributor of popular Celsius functional beverage and active fashion clothing brand Freddy in Sweden. The Group targets combined sales of 50 million euros in 2015. The acquisition is partly financed by a Nordic high yield bond.
Attachments: Press release Func Food July 2 2015
Pihlajalinna Oyj ("Pihlajalinna" or "Company") became listed on the official list of Helsinki Stock Exchange in the beginning of June. In the initial public offering (“IPO”), the final subscription price per share was set at €10.50 corresponding to a market capitalization of 201 million euros. The demand in the IPO was strong and the IPO was oversubscribed several times after which the subscription period was discontinued prematurely.
Attachments: Press release Pihlajalinna June 30 2015
A fund managed by Sentica Partners Oy sells its 53% stake in Darekon Group Oy to Dinos Investment Oy. Dinos is Kai and Henri Orpo’s family company and it will become the largest owner of Darekon with more than 97% ownership.
Attachments: Press release Darekon April 2 2015
Oma Sydän Oy, Askelmerkki Oy and Riihenaika Oy have joined Arjessa Group, known for its child welfare services. At the same time welfare services have become a strong backbone for Arjessa Group. Need for preventive and other welfare services for families is emphasized also due to the current changes in legislation. A reform regarding families with children came into effect on January 1, 2015 and new social services law will come into effect on April 1, 2015.
Attachments: Press release Arjessa March 9 2015
Finland’s largest roof renovation company Hämeen Laaturemontti has acquired Ostrobothnia based M.E.T Group’s operations and expands to Seinäjoki and Vaasa regions.
Attachments: Press release Hämeen Laaturemontti February 11 2015