Long-term owner – Capital for innovations in the entire life cycle of the built environment
We make long-term investments in companies in Finland and its surrounding area.
We offer the capital, expertise and resources needed by companies transforming the construction and real estate industry. Our investments seek to improve people’s quality of life in cities.
We seek to digitalize our properties through the companies we own or through other instances offering digital services.
Our private equity investments include:
technology companies in construction and real estate in Europe that are in growth and startup stages
construction and real estate companies in Finland and the Baltics that can be modernized with technology.
Our company portfolio
SRV Group Plc is one of Finland’s largest construction companies. The company is a bold pioneer in the construction industry, operating as a developer of cities and a holistic construction service provider. It has a strong position in the construction of residential and office buildings and infrastructure, as well as energy and lifecycle services. The company’s projects combine quality and energy efficiency while observing future use needs in different ways.
The company was founded in 1987 and has been listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. It operates in growth centers in Finland.
SRV’s projects in Finland include Finland’s tallest residential towers Loisto, Majakka and Horisontti, park deck Bryga (environmental structure of the year), the unique wooden city block Wood City in Helsinki’s Jätkäsaari, Kerava’s center area, the hybrid block of Munkkivuori in Helsinki and the Tampere Deck and Arena. The company has carried out one of Finland’s largest hospital projects. It has constructed several schools intended for multipurpose use that target low energy consumption and healthy indoor air. SRV has also been involved in the extension of Helsinki-Vantaa Airport’s terminal 2.
R8 Technologies is a technology company helping large and complex buildings to reduce energy consumption without weakening indoor air quality. R8tech provides a web-based software add-on for property management systems to optimize heating and cooling systems in commercial real estate automatically. Using the technology saves an average of 10–20 percent energy while also significantly reducing CO2 emissions.
The technology monitors and optimizes indoor air, detects system defects and manages the tasks of building service companies. The company’s technology is used over an area covering approximately 2,000,000 square meters, including Clarion Hotel in Helsinki and Viru Keskus in Estonia.
This zero-risk software is directed at commercial real estate, including shopping centers, office buildings and hotels.
Hintsa is the world’s leading evidence-based coaching company, which helps top athletes and business professionals achieve sustainable success.
For over 20 years, the company has demonstrated the effects of its coaching methods built on the science of behavioral change in challenging business and sports environments. Customers include Formula 1 champions, Fortune 500 CEOs and global organizations, all of them relying on Hintsa to optimize their performance. The company employs over a hundred experts and has offices in London, Zürich, Abu Dhabi and Zug.
Valmet Automotive is one of Europe’s leading providers of electronic vehicle battery systems and kinematic solutions, such as charging flaps and active spoilers. It is also one of the world’s largest contract vehicle manufacturers. In its strategy, Valmet Automotive focuses on electromobility solutions, with an emphasis on the design and manufacture of battery modules and battery packs.
The group’s functions are organized into three business lines: Vehicle Contract Manufacturing (VCM), EV Systems (EVS) and Roof & Kinematic Systems (RKS). The company was founded in 1968, and it has manufactured over 1.8 million cars in the Uusikaupunki factory. Valmet Automotive has battery factories in Salo, Uusikaupunki and Kirchardt, Germany. The company has offices in Finland, Germany and Poland.
The company employs over 5,000 professionals in Finland, Germany, Poland and Spain. Valmet Automotive’s customer references in Finnish vehicle production include Mercedez-Benz and Porsche.
Ficolo is a colocation and cloud service company specializing in Cloud Delivery services. The company owns one of Finland’s largest data centers, built in the underground rock cave of Ulvila, and a data center acquired in 2018 in Tampere.
Ficolo is currently planning a major data center in the metropolitan area. Ficolo has over a hundred customers from six different countries and has a total of tens of millions of users. Ficolo’s main customer groups are: Producers of IT Services, Producers of Software as a Service and Cloud Service Providers.
Blueprint Genetics (BpG) is a genetics company with offices in Helsinki, San Francisco, and Dubai. The BpG team includes cardiologists, genetic scientists, bioinformaticians, DNA biologists, and business developers who provide comprehensive, high-quality genetic diagnostics using Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies. Blueprint provides unique genetic diagnostics and top quality clinical interpretations fast and incredibly cost-efficiently. The innovations enable top quality clinical analysis and interpretation within 21 days of receiving a sample.