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CapMan Buyout appoints Maija Joutsenkoski as Partner


CapMan Buyout press release

14 March 2023 at 08:30 AM EET

CapMan Buyout appoints Maija Joutsenkoski as Partner

CapMan Buyout appoints Maija Joutsenkoski as Partner as of April 1st. Ms. Joutsenkoski has made a swift integration into the team since joining in 2022. Her strong drive and experience from both industry and private equity have proven essential to the team where she has established herself as a key leader.

Ms. Joutsenkoski brings with her over a decade of senior-level industry and private equity experience. Before joining CapMan Buyout she spent the last decade at UPM-Kymmene where she most recently headed their corporate strategy team, working with a wide variety of businesses, stakeholders and topics. Prior to this she worked as an Investment Manager at Nordic Capital in Stockholm and Helsinki, and as an Analyst at Goldman Sachs Nordic Investment Banking Team in London.

Ms. Joutsenkoski played a valuable role in CapMan Buyout’s investment in Hydroware last spring and has made significant contributions to deal flow development. She has also established herself as a key leader within the team from an operational and leadership perspective. She is currently a member of the board at MM Sports, DEN Group and SARC Architects.

“I am very happy and proud to welcome Maija into our Partnership. Her combination of long private equity and industry experience together with her excellent leadership skills are very valuable to our team. Moreover, Maija is a great cultural fit with the team, was a valuable member of the Hydroware investment team and is a key case team member in several of our portfolio companies”, shares Johan Pålsson, Co-Managing Partner at CapMan Buyout.

“I am truly delighted and honoured to join the Partnership and look forward to continuing working actively with our portfolio companies and team goals together with my fantastic colleagues.  We have a great, unique team and culture at CapMan Buyout and I am thrilled to be part of it”, says Maija Joutsenkoski, Investment Director at CapMan Buyout.

The CapMan Buyout team comprises of investment professionals working in Helsinki and Stockholm. The funds managed by CapMan Buyout invest in small and medium-sized companies in the Nordic countries. The team manages Buyout funds and looks for interesting growth stories, niche market leaders, winning company cultures and passionate entrepreneurs.

For more information, please contact:

Johan Pålsson, Co-Managing Partner, CapMan Buyout, tel: +46 70 595 62 24

Maija Joutsenkoski, Investment Director, CapMan Buyout, tel: +358 40 5756 922

About CapMan

CapMan is a leading Nordic private asset expert with an active approach to value creation and over €5 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 services. Altogether, CapMan employs approximately 190 professionals in Helsinki, Jyväskylä, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, London and Luxembourg. We are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki since 2001.