Nominations at the CapMan Group

2/16/2012, 9:30 AM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

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CapMan press release 16 February 2012 10:30 a.m. EET


Nominations at the CapMan Group

CapMan continues to strengthen all its key partnerships to create a platform for
further growth. Mika Matikainen has been nominated Senior Partner at CapMan and
Alexander Vlasov, Karl Åberg, and Niklas Östborn Partners.

Mr Mika Matikainen - born 1975, M.Sc.(Econ), M.Soc.Sc - joined CapMan in 2006.
He is currently Head of CapMan Real Estate and a member of CapMan Plc's
Management Group. Matikainen played an important role in establishing the CapMan
Hotels RE fund and in building CapMan's hotel portfolio, as well as the
investment activities of CapMan's other real estate funds. He has been involved
in CapMan Real Estate fund investments in a total of 47 properties to date.
Prior to joining CapMan, Matikainen worked at UBS Investment Bank in London.

Mr Alexander Vlasov - born 1973, M.Sc.(Econ.), M.Sc.(Eng.), CFA - joined CapMan
as part of the Norum acquisition in 2008 and is based at CapMan's Moscow office.
Vlasov has been involved in a number of investments made by the CapMan Russia
fund, including those in Virial and Russian Baltic Pork Invest. Before joining
Norum, Vlasov worked for Ernst & Young in Norway.

Mr Karl Åberg - born 1979, M.Sc.(Econ) - joined CapMan as Investment Director of
the CapMan Public Market fund in 2009, and is based at CapMan's Stockholm
office. Åberg has been involved in a number of investments, including those in
Intrum Justitia, ÅF, and Proffice. He has previously worked at Handelsbanken
Corporate Finance in Stockholm.

Mr Niklas Östborn - born 1976, M.Sc.(Econ) - re-joined CapMan in 2009, having
previously been with the company from 2004 to 2006, and is responsible for the
CapMan Mezzanine V fund. Östborn was a key contributor to the establishment of
the CapMan Mezzanine V fund and led the mezzanine investments in Vanna Group and
Design-Talo. Prior to re-joining the company, he was responsible for
CapitalSource's European mezzanine business and has also worked in the European
Mezzanine team at Lehman Brothers in London.

Further information:
Lennart Simonsen, CEO, tel. +358 (0)207 207 567 or +358 (0)400 439 684
Hans Christian Dall Nygård, Senior Partner, Head of CapMan Russia, tel.
+7 985 111 9801
Joakim Rubin, Senior Partner, Head of CapMan Public Market, tel. +46 (0)705
584 278
Kai Jordahl, Senior Partner, Head of CapMan Buyout, tel. +47 23 23 75 71



CapMan www.capman.com
CapMan Group is one of the leading private equity firms in the Nordic countries
and Russia, with assets under management of €3.1 billion. CapMan has four key
investment partnerships - CapMan Buyout, CapMan Russia, CapMan Public Market,
and CapMan Real Estate - each of which has its own dedicated investment team and
funds. Altogether, CapMan employs 120 people in Helsinki, Stockholm, Oslo,
Moscow, and Luxembourg. CapMan was established in 1989 and has been listed on
the Helsinki Stock Exchange since 2001.








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