Niko Haavisto appointed as CFO of CapMan Plc

CapMan Plc Stock Exchange Release 28 January 2010 8.30 a.m.

Niko Haavisto appointed as CFO of CapMan Plc

Niko Haavisto, M. Sc. (Business), age 37, has been appointed as CFO and member of CapMan Plc Management Group as of 1 May 2010.

Haavisto joins CapMan from Oriola-KD Corporation, where he has been Director of Financial Control and Planning. Prior to Oriola-KD he worked as financial controller at GE Healthcare Finland and as Authorised Public Auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

At CapMan Haavisto will be responsible for Group Finances and Accounting and IT. He will report to CEO Heikki Westerlund.

Senior Partner Olli Liitola, M.Sc. (Eng.), will operate as acting CFO until Mr Haavisto starts in his position.

For further information, please contact:

Heikki Westerlund, CEO, tel. +358 207 207 504 or +358 50 559 6580


Mari Reponen
Communications Director
Investor Services

Helsinki Stock Exchange
Principal media


CapMan is one of the leading alternative asset managers in the Nordic countries and Russia and manages private equity funds with approximately EUR 3.5 billion in total capital. CapMan has six investment areas (CapMan Buyout, CapMan Technology, CapMan Life Science, CapMan Russia, CapMan Public Market and CapMan Real Estate), and each of them has a dedicated team and funds. Altogether CapMan employs 150 people in Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo and Moscow. CapMan was established in 1989 and its B shares are listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange since 2001.

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