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Juha Mikkola, responsible for Growth Equity, to join CapMan’s Management Group


CapMan Plc Stock Exchange Release        2 February 2017 at 8.40 a.m. EET

Juha Mikkola, responsible for Growth Equity, to join CapMan’s Management Group

Juha Mikkola (MBA) has been appointed a member of CapMan Group’s Management Group starting from 2 February 2017. Mikkola is responsible for Growth Equity at CapMan.

Mikkola has over 25 years of experience in private equity.  During his career he has raised several private equity funds and helped build dozens of successful companies. Mikkola has been head of Norvestia’s Growth Equity team since 2011. Prior to that, he was responsible for the Venture team at Eqvitec. He has also been involved in starting the operations of Finland Industry Investment Ltd.

“Growth Equity is a growing investment class between venture and buyout and an increasingly important part of CapMan’s investment activities. Growth Equity investments are generally minority investments. Juha’s joining CapMan’s Management Group is a natural progression and will help us gain significant experience and new perspective in our management operations”, says Heikki Westerlund, CapMan’s CEO.


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For additional information, please contact:

Heikki Westerlund, CEO, CapMan Plc, tel. +358 50 559 6580

Juha Mikkola, Growth Equity, CapMan, tel. +358 50 590 0522

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CapMan is a leading Nordic investment and specialised asset management company. As one of the Nordic private equity pioneers we have actively developed hundreds of companies and real estate and thereby created substantial value in these businesses and assets over the last 25 years. CapMan has today 100 private equity professionals and manages €2.7 billion in assets. We mainly manage the assets of our customers, the investors. We also make direct investments from our own balance sheet in areas without an active fund. Our objective is to provide attractive returns and innovative solutions to investors and value adding services to professional investment partnerships, growth-oriented companies and tenants. Our current investment strategies cover Buyout, Growth Equity, Real Estate, Russia, Credit and Infrastructure. We also have a growing service business that currently includes fundraising advisory, procurement activities and fund management.