Vaaka Partners currently manages four private equity funds with capital commitments of EUR 470 million. One of these funds invests in new portfolio companies and the other three only in existing portfolio companies.
Six of the company’s private equity funds have gone through the entire life cycle. That means the company invested in portfolio companies, developed and sold them, and returned capital plus profits to investors.
|Private equity fund||Investment strategy||Capital under management||Year established|
|Funds investing in new portfolio companies|
|Vaaka Partners Buyout Fund III||Buyout||225 M€||2017|
|Funds investing only in existing portfolio companies|
|Vaaka Partners Buyout Fund II||Buyout||150 M€||2012|
|Vaaka Partners Buyout I *||Buyout||75 M€||2008|
|Ilmarisen Suomi-Rahasto I||Co-investment||20 M€||2006|
|Promotion Equity I **||Balanced (70 % buyout)||36 M€||2003 - 2015|
|Suomi Välirahoitusrahasto I *||Mezzanine||31 M€||2007 - 2014|
|Promotion Capital I||Venture capital||37 M€||1999 - 2012|
|Promotion Bridge I||Bridge/Mezzanine||11 M€||2001 - 2011|
|Promotion Rahasto II||Balanced (VC focus)||7 M€||1995 - 2007|
|Promotion Rahasto I||Balanced (VC focus)||3 M€||1991 - 2002|
* The fund consists of six parallel funds.
** All investment are realized, legal entity pending termination. The fund consists of five parallel funds.
In reporting on the funds to the investors, Vaaka Partners follows the fund agreements and the Investment Reporting Guidelines issued by Invest Europe. In the valuation of the portfolio companies, Vaaka Partners complies with the International Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation Guidelines.
The investors of the private equity funds managed by Vaaka Partners are leading domestic (76.5%) and international (23.5%) institutional investors. Pension insurance companies (46%) and fund-of-funds (18%) are the largest investor groups. Other investor groups include public sector entities (15%), foundations (7%), banks (6%), insurance companies (3%) and other companies (5%).
Vaaka Partners Buyout Fund III
Vaaka Partners Buyout Fund II
Vaaka Partners Buyout I
Ilmarisen Suomi-Rahasto I