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Armada Mezzanine has recruited Mikael Niemi as an associate

Mikael Niemi has been recruited as an associate to Armada Mezzanine, he joined the team as of 1 August 2011. Prior to joining Armada Mezzanine Mikael worked for six years at the investment banking departments of Carnegie Investment Bank and ABN AMRO where he focused on mergers & acquisitions and equity capital market transactions. Mikael […]

Armada Mezzanine has recruited Katri Lehtonen as an Office Manager

Katri Lehtonen has been recruited as Office Manager at Armada Mezzanine. Prior to joining Armada Mezzanine, Katri worked at Carnegie Finland for almost eleven years as a Risk Manager with responsibility for market, credit and operative risks. She holds a M.Sc (Econ) degree in Finance from the University of Vaasa.

Mezzanine investment in the EET Nordic Group in Denmark

Armada Mezzanine Fund III has provided mezzanine financing in support of Alipes AB’s acquisition of EET Nordic Group A/S (“EET” or the “Company”) from Capidea. The management team remains in place and continues to hold a minority stake in the Company.

Armada Mezzanine has moved offices

Effective on the December 1st 2010 Armada Mezzanine Capital is located in new premises in downtown Helsinki. The new street and mail address is Bernhardinkatu 5 A, 00130 Helsinki. Please see column “Contact us” for details. Some of the fixed telephone numbers have been changed.

Armada Mezzanine elects Ari Bergman as the Chairman of the board

Armada Mezzanine Capital has elected Ari Bergman as its Chairman and a member of its Industrial Advisory Board. Previously, Ari acted as the Head of Investment Banking of Carnegie Finland for six years. Prior to that he served 14 years at Citigroup Investment Banking mainly in London, along with Helsinki, lastly as a Managing Director […]

Mezzanine investment in the ECO-Boråstapeter Group in Sweden

Armada Mezzanine Fund III has provided mezzanine financing in support of Litorina’s acquisition of the ECO-Boråstapeter Group in Sweden, the leading wallpaper manufacturer in the Nordic region. In 2009 ECO-Boråstapeter had a turnover of c. SEK 550m and has c. 165 employees.

Mezzanine investment in Apotek Hjärtat in Sweden

Eqvitec Mezzanine Fund III (under the name change to Armada Mezzanine Fund III) has provided mezzanine financing for the acquisition of over 200 pharmacies, under the brand Apotek Hjärtat, by Altor Fund III. The transaction was signed in November 9th, 2009, with final closing on February 2010. Apotek Hjärtat will from the outset be the […]

Eqvitec spins out its mezzanine business to the mezzanine team

Eqvitec Partners Oy announced today that it has decided to focus its operations on equity based growth financing and sell its mezzanine operations to Armada Mezzanine Capital Oy, established by a team consisting of Pertti Nurmio, Ilkka Santti and Jan Wiklund, previously responsible for the mezzanine business at Eqvitec. The disposal of the mezzanine operations […]