Skip to content

The exit from Idean is completed – the transaction contributes five cents to CapMan’s EPS


CapMan Plc Stock Exchange Release                        1 March 2017 at 1.30 p.m. EET

The exit from Idean is completed – the transaction contributes five cents to CapMan’s EPS

CapMan’s subsidiary Norvestia’s exit from Idean Enterprises Oy has been completed. The exit adds five cents to CapMan’s first quarter 2017 earnings per share and has a significant positive effect on cash flow.

In addition to the now realised return to CapMan, the Idean transaction includes a potential additional purchase price to be determined in the upcoming two years following the completion of the exit. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.




Nasdaq Helsinki
Principal media


For more information, please contact:
Heikki Westerlund, CEO, CapMan Plc, p. +358 50 559 6580
Juha Mikkola, Growth Equity, CapMan Plc, p. +358 50 590 0522


CapMan Plc

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 €2.8 billion in assets. We mainly manage the assets of our customers, the investors, but 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, Infrastructure and Tactical Opportunities. We also have a growing service business that currently includes fundraising advisory, procurement activities and fund management.


Idean Enterprises Oy is a Finnish-born company specialized in the design of digital services and user experiences, whose customers include world-leading companies in Europe, the US and Asia. Hundreds of millions of people all around the world use the services designed by Idean. In 2016, Idean’s revenue amounted to EUR 25 million of which 70% came from international markets. Idean’s studios are located in Finland (Helsinki, Tampere), Germany (Berlin) and in the US (Palo Alto, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin (TX) and New York). The company employs over 150 people.