Jonas Lagerstedt and Ilkka Tomperi appointed CapMan Partners

CapMan Press Release 19 May 2011 at 1.00 p.m. EET

Jonas Lagerstedt and Ilkka Tomperi appointed CapMan Partners

Jonas Lagerstedt has been appointed a Partner at CapMan Buyout as of 15 August 2011 and Ilkka Tomperi a Partner at CapMan Real Estate as of 1 July 2011.

Jonas Lagerstedt (M.Sc. (Eng.), born 1968) has been appointed a Partner in the CapMan Buyout team. Until autumn 2010, Jonas Lagerstedt was Partner and Managing Director at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he held various positions since 1995. Between 2005 and 2010, he headed BCG's activities in Banking and Finance in the Nordic region. During his 15 years at BCG, Jonas Lagerstedt worked extensively with business development and managed reorganisation processes in close cooperation with management, directors, and owners. Jonas Lagerstedt is a Swedish citizen and will be based in CapMan's Stockholm office.

"Jonas has valuable experience in the financial services, private equity, and health care sectors in the Nordic countries, and we welcome him very warmly to our Nordic team," says Kai Jordahl, Head of CapMan Buyout.

Ilkka Tomperi (Ph.D. (Finance), born 1975) has been appointed a Partner in the CapMan Real Estate team, where he will be responsible for the business development and international expansion of CapMan's real estate investment activities. Ilkka Tomperi has been a Vice President at Franklin Templeton Real Estate Advisors since 2007, responsible for investment strategy and the management of private equity real estate fund investments in Europe. He previously worked as Head of Other Investments at the State Pension Fund and as a Manager in PwC Corporate Finance. Ilkka Tomperi is a Finnish citizen and will be based in CapMan's Helsinki office.

"We are delighted to welcome Ilkka to our team," says Mika Matikainen, Deputy Head of CapMan Real Estate. "We have a strong track record and investor base in Finland; and it is a natural step for us to start to investigate the potential to extend our fund investor base internationally and expand our investment focus to the other Nordic countries in connection with future funds. Ilkka has extensive experience of the international real estate business and extensive networks, which should prove very useful in helping us achieve our international expansion goals."

Further information:
Kai Jordahl, Head of CapMan Buyout, Senior Partner, tel. +47 23 23 75 71
Mika Matikainen, Deputy Head of CapMan Real Estate, Partner, tel. +358 207 207 616

CapMan is one of the leading private equity firms in the Nordic countries and Russia, with assets under management of €3.4 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 approx. 140 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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