MIKA SUTINEN APPOINTED AS INDUSTRIAL PARTNER IN VAAKA PARTNERS

MIKA SUTINEN APPOINTED AS INDUSTRIAL PARTNER IN VAAKA PARTNERS

Mika Sutinen has been appointed as Industrial Partner in the private equity company Vaaka Partners as of November 27, 2017. Vaaka Partners has an extensive industrial advisor network covering various industries and geographies to support the current and prospective companies through experience, knowledge and networks. With Mika’s nomination, his long experience especially in consumer business is now available to Vaaka’s companies.

“It’s great to have Mika’s experience available for our companies. In seven years, he built Musti&Mirri as the largest chain of pet supply stores in Scandinavia. When we acquired Musti&Mirri, the net sales were approximately 24 million euros. When Mika left the company, the net sales had grown to approximately 170 million. This is exactly what we do as a growth-focused private equity firm; we build a strong growth strategy in co-operation with company’s management as well as bring additional resources and expertize into the company. The average net sales growth in our companies over the last 12 months has been +23%, which is a strong proof of successful execution of growth strategies”, comments Juha Peltola, CEO of Vaaka Partners.

“Good ownership is a matter of professionalism. It is a great pleasure to work with a highly skilled and growth focused owner, boards and as well as the competent management teams. As private equity, we provide companies with resources that often open up strong growth opportunities. Together we accomplish more”, states Mika Sutinen, Industrial Partner, Vaaka Partners.

Contacts:
Juha Peltola, CEO, Vaaka Partners Oy, Tel. +358 50 514 84 01
Mika Sutinen, Industrial Partner, Vaaka Partners Oy, Tel. +358 400 600 999