Pia Kåll to become CapMan Buyout's latest Partner

CapMan Buyout Press release 7 March 2016 at 1.10 pm EET

Pia Kåll to become CapMan Buyout's latest Partner

Pia Kåll has been appointed Partner of CapMan Buyout starting from 1 June 2016. She joins CapMan Buyout from Outotec, where she has gained extensive management and operational experience, and from McKinsey&Company. The appointment strengthens CapMan Buyout's Nordic team and supports the execution of the value creation agenda of the current portfolio.

Since 2013, Pia has been a member of the Executive Board of Outotec, a Nasdaq Helsinki listed leader in minerals and metals processing technology, most recently as Senior Vice President Strategy, Marketing and Operational Excellence. Her responsibilities included i.a. strategy, M&A, marketing and business process development. Pia started in 2006 with McKinsey&Company, where she focused on topics related to strategy, operational improvement and organisational development. She progressed to Junior Partner in 2011. Pia has a M. Sc. degree in Engineering Physics and Mathematics and a minor in Industrial Engineering.

"In line with our commitment to continuously enhance our value creation and portfolio company development capabilities, we are very happy and proud to welcome Pia to join our Nordic team. She has a strong operational and development background as a member of the management group within a global industrial company, combined with an extensive career with a top tier management consulting firm. Her experience and know-how will both complement and further strengthen our team," says Markus Sjöholm, Head of CapMan Buyout.

"I am very excited to join the CapMan Buyout team, a leader within Nordic small- and mid-sized buyouts, and look forward to working with the portfolio companies to realise their full value creation potential. Private equity will provide intriguing new challenges in an entrepreneurial setup," says Pia Kåll.

For more information, please contact:
Markus Sjöholm, Head of CapMan Buyout, tel. +358 40 50 80 121

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CapMan Buyout is the largest mid-market private equity team in the Nordic region, with 15 investment professionals in Finland and Sweden and 25 years of experience. We have made approx. 80 investments and approx. 60 exits since 1989 and our tenth fund, CapMan Buyout X, is currently in active investment phase.

CapMan Buyout is part of CapMan Group, one of the European leaders in the private equity industry. We develop companies and real estate and supporting their sustainable growth. We are committed to understanding the needs of our customers in an ever-changing market environment. Our objective is to provide attractive returns and innovative solutions for our investors and value adding services for professional investment partnerships, growth-oriented companies and tenants. Our independent investment partnerships - Buyout, Real Estate, Russia and Credit - as well as our associated company Norvestia are responsible for investment activities and value creation. CapMan's service business offering includes fundraising advisory services, purchasing activities and fund management services to both internal and external customers. CapMan has 100 private equity professionals and assets under management of €2.8 billion.

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