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Peo Nilsson joins CapMan Technology as a Partner


CapMan press release 16 November 2009 at 11.00 a.m
Peo Nilsson, M.Sc.(Econ.), founder and CEO of Booli Search Technologies, has joined CapMan Technology team as a Partner.
Peo Nilsson is founder and co-founder of several media and ICT growth companies in Sweden. Since 1996, he has been involved in founding companies such as Biondi Industries, Pacer Communication and, most recently, Booli Search Technologies. Prior to joining CapMan, Nilsson was CEO of Booli Search Technologies.
“I am very pleased to announce that Peo Nilsson has joined our team. We very much value his entrepreneurial skills and experience in management and financing growth companies, and he will reinforce our team’s investment operations particularly in Sweden,” says Petri Niemi, Senior Partner and Head of CapMan Technology.
“CapMan has excellent possibilities to support growth in its portfolio companies, which has been crucial for me as a serial entrepreneur. CapMan’s financial strength together with its international organisation and the team’s track record from a long row of technology investments create a very strong offering to the portfolio companies,” says Peo Nilsson.
CapMan Technology invests in Nordic expansion and later stage technology companies. Having worked with a wide range of technology businesses for many years, the team is one of the most experienced investors in the field in the Nordic region. Portfolio companies typically deliver industrial (OEM) and B-to-B infrastructure, applications or services. The team’s latest investments include Danish-based Treasury Management Systems provider, IT2, and telecom architecture company, Accanto Systems.
For further information, please contact:
Petri Niemi, Head of CapMan Technology, Senior Partner, tel. +358 207 207 546 or +358 400 511 493
CapMan is one of the leading alternative asset managers in the Nordic countries and Russia and manages private equity funds with approximately EUR 3.5 billion in total capital. CapMan has six investment areas (CapMan Buyout, CapMan Technology, CapMan Life Science, CapMan Russia, CapMan Public Market and CapMan Real Estate), and each of them has a dedicated team and funds. Altogether CapMan employs approx. 150 people in Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo and Moscow. CapMan was established in 1989 and its B shares are listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange since 2001.