Patient owner – capital for future industries

Pontos invests responsibly and believes in long-term cooperation as the cornerstone of business.

We make diversified investments in the industries of the future. We operate flexibly, adjusting to the sector and requirements of the companies that we invest in.

  • No industry restrictions
  • Target size of investment €5–20M
  • Both majority and minority ownerships
  • The option to actively participate in the development of the company – typically through board work.

Our company portfolio

Valmet Automotive

Valmet Automotive

Valmet Automotive is a leading provider for automotive engineering and manufacturing services as well as for battery and convertible roof systems. The company’s special areas of expertise include premium cars, solutions for electric mobility and convertibles. Valmet Automotive employs more than 5,000 professionals in Finland, Germany, Poland, and Spain.

Valmet Automotive’s car manufacturing references in Finland include Mercedes-Benz and Porsche.

Pontos’ ownership in 2017

valmet-automotive.com

Oplax Oy

Oplax Oy is a leading Finnish manufacturer of wooden pallets. The company produces wooden pallets for the paper and steel industries, among others. Oplax also provides basic recycling and logistics services for paper mills and playground equipment manufacturers. Oplax has two factories in North Finland. In 2014, Oplax started production in Syktyvkar, North Russia. Oplax produces annually approximately 1,300,000 wooden pallets and packages.

Pontos’ ownership in 2017

oplax.fi

Ficolo

Ficolo

Ficolo is a colocation and cloud service company specializing in Cloud Delivery services. The company’s 8,500 square meter data center is located in the town of Ulvila, Finland. A fast-growing company, Ficolo is estimated to double its profits this year to approximately €6M. The customers of Ficolo include almost a hundred SaaS service, cloud service, IT service, and IoT service providers, with tens of millions of global users in total.

Pontos’ ownership in 2017

ficolo.com

Blueprint Genetics

Blueprint Genetics

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.

Pontos’ ownership in 2017

blueprintgenetics.com

Enfucell

Enfucell is a tech company that has developed a printable, thin, flexible, and environmentally friendly SoftBattery® power source for wireless sensors used in healthcare, sports, logistics, etc. The company’s business model is license-based. Founded in 2002, Enfucell employs approximately 10 persons.

Pontos’ ownership in 2017

enfucell.com