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CapMan Special Situations invests in Niemi Services, the leading moving and logistics services provider in Finland


CapMan Special Situations press release
22 September 2022 at 09:00 AM EEST

CapMan Special Situations invests in Niemi Services, the leading moving and logistics services provider in Finland

The CapMan Special Situations Fund invests in Niemi Services and will support the company’s’ growth as the leading provider of moving and logistics services in Finland.

In connection to the investment made by the CapMan Special Situations Fund, two of the company’s current owners, Ilpo and Kai Niemi, sell their shares in the company. Esa and Juha Niemi continue as main owners of the company and will together with CapMan form the new Board of Directors of the company. Timo Seppä, appointed on September 1st, will continue as the CEO.

Niemi Services is the leading moving and logistics services provider in Finland. Its business is founded on consistently exceeding client expectations. Niemi Services is a forerunner in sustainability; its fleet runs on 100% fossil free fuel, and it invests in services for the circular economy both for enterprise customers as well as for consumers.

“Niemi is the prominent brand in the Finnish moving and logistics services market. As the market leader, the company holds ample opportunities to further expand its business. Strengthening of the company’s governance and management together with the investment capacity through our fund will enable accelerating growth and business development going forward”, says Tuomas Rinne, Partner, CapMan Special Situations.

“This investment and the support of the CapMan Special Situations team makes Niemi Services even stronger. Our journey over the past more than 40 years has demanded continuous renewal while holding on to what is essential us: personalised customer service. The arrangement with CapMan unlocks excellent opportunities to further develop the company’s capabilities and ensure continued success of Niemi Services”, say Esa and Juha Niemi.

CapMan’s investment is subject to the approval by the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority.

For more information, please contact:

Tuomas Rinne, Partner, CapMan Special Situations, +358 40 311 6025

Juha Niemi, Board Member, Niemi Services, +358 400 402 307

Esa Niemi, Board Member, Niemi Services, +358 400 452 400

Niemi Services

Niemi Services Ltd is a moving and logistics services company founded in 1981. In 2021 we executed over 120,000 assignments nation-wide, and our revenue was approximately 40 million euros. We employ over 1,200 service professionals. We have been ranked number one in our industry for the 18th time in a row (Taloustutkimus, TEP 2021), and 97,8% of our customers recommends us (Niemi Services 2021). We invest in sustainability. Our entire fleet already operates on non-fossil fuels: biogas, renewable diesel or electricity. Our goal is net-zero emission fleet and carbon neutrality in 2030.

CapMan Special Situations

CapMan Special Situations pursues event-driven investment situations by providing flexible capital solutions and strong operational capability to deliver step-change performance improvements.

CapMan Special Situations is part of CapMan Group, a leading Nordic private asset expert with an active approach to value creation and over 4.8 billion in assets under management. Our objective is to provide attractive returns and innovative solutions to investors. We are dedicated to set science-based targets to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris Agreement. We have a broad presence in the unlisted market through our local and specialised teams. Our investment strategies cover minority and majority investments in portfolio companies and real estate, and infrastructure assets. We also provide wealth management solutions. Our service business includes procurement and analysis, reporting and back office services. Altogether, CapMan employs approximately 180 professionals in Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, London and Luxembourg. We are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki since 2001.