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CapMan Buyout promotes key investment professionals to Partners


CapMan Buyout press release 20 September 2018 at 8.30 a.m. EEST

CapMan Buyout promotes key investment professionals to Partners

CapMan Buyout is proud to announce the designation of experienced investment professionals Antti Karppinen and Tobias Karte to Partners and Tomi Alén to Investment Director. In addition to seven partners, the team comprises five investment professionals.

“I’m very proud of Antti’s, Tobias’s and Tomi’s achievements. They have each demonstrated impressive professional development during the past year and have as such been instrumental in the Buyout partnership’s success in reaching several important milestones, of which recent exits are a great example. Our team is well-positioned for further value creation in our current portfolio and future fundraisings. It is fantastic to work together with these committed professionals of the highest calibre, and I look forward to following their continued achievements as they step into their new roles,” comments Pia Kåll, Managing Partner of CapMan Buyout.

Antti Karppinen (M.Sc. (Eng.), B.Sc. (Econ.)) joined CapMan Buyout in 2009 and has been actively involved in several CapMan Buyout investments, including most recently Oral Hammaslääkärit and Lämpölux, which were sold to trade buyers, as well as current portfolio companies DEN Group, Acona and KotiSun. Prior to joining CapMan Buyout, he worked as a corporate finance analyst at the Royal Bank of Scotland (previously ABN Amro Bank) in Helsinki. Antti has recently returned from a secondment in Stockholm and works at CapMan’s Helsinki office.

Tobias Karte (M.Sc. (Econ.)) joined CapMan Buyout in 2012. He has close to 14 years of experience from the Nordic finance industry, of which 11 years in Nordic mid cap private equity. At CapMan, he is case responsible partner for Malte Månson and was responsible for the recent exits from The North Alliance and MPT. Prior to joining CapMan Buyout, Tobias worked for five years as an investment manager at Swedish private equity firm Segulah and for three years as an analyst at Nordic investment bank Carnegie. Tobias works at CapMan’s Stockholm office.

Tomi Alén (M.Sc. (Eng.)) joined CapMan Buyout in 2014. In addition to his five years of experience in private equity, he has two years of business development experience as a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, and transaction experience from Summa Capital investment bank. At CapMan Buyout, he has been part of the case team and actively involved in the investments made in current portfolio companies Forenom, Kämp Collection Hotels, Havator and Bright Group, as well as former portfolio company Oral Hammaslääkärit. Tomi works at CapMan’s Helsinki office.

For additional information, please contact:
Pia Kåll, Managing Director, CapMan Buyout, Tel. +358 207 207 555,

CapMan is a leading Nordic private asset expert with an active approach to value-creation in its target companies and assets. We offer a wide selection of investment products and services. As one of the Nordic private equity pioneers we have developed hundreds of companies and real estate and created substantial value in these businesses and assets over the last 28 years. CapMan employs today approximately 120 private equity professionals and has approximately €2.8 billion in assets under management. We mainly manage the assets of our customers, the investors, but also make investments from our own balance sheet. Our objective is to provide attractive returns and innovative solutions to investors. Our current investment strategies cover Real Estate, Buyout, Russia, Credit, Growth Equity and Infra. We also have a growing service business that currently includes procurement services (CaPS), fundraising advisory (Scala Fund Advisory), and fund management services.