Puro Psychiatric Nursing Home and Pihakoivu Child Welfare Unit to cooperate

Puro Psychiatric Nursing Home for Adolescents (later “Puro”) and Pihakoivu Child Welfare Unit (later “Pihakoivu”) have founded a joint parent company (Arjessa Oy) and have initiated close cooperation. In the same context, a fund managed by Sentica Partners has become an owner of Arjessa Oy, in addition to entrepreneurs. Puro and Pihakoivu will continue to operate as before. The ownership arrangement will provide both companies with additional resources to build and open new units.

Attachments: Arjessa press release 30.11.2010

Sentica Partners merges AtBusiness and the technology project unit of Trainers’ House Plc

The private equity investor Sentica Partners is to merge AtBusiness Oy and the technology project unit of Trainers’ House Plc. A buyout fund managed by Sentica will own 60.1 per cent and Trainers’ House 19.9 per cent of the new company, which will continue operation under the AtBusiness name. The remaining 20 per cent of the company’s capital stock will be held by its key personnel. The new AtBusiness will seek rapid growth through diversified services enabling its customers to enhance both internal and external business processes. The company’s IT solutions are mainly based on Microsoft and Java technologies.

Attachments: AtBusiness press release 5.8.2010

Sentica Partners gains majority shareholding in MediaPex

Funds managed by private equity investor Sentica Partners have become majority owners of MediaPex Oy via a transaction executed on 2 March 2010. The company’s former owners Peter and Anja Nyberg will continue as key minority shareholders. At the same time, Tom Sandman and Keijo Kinnula from the company’s current management will also become shareholders. MediaPex is Finland’s largest telemarketing company, employing experts in the sector in 26 locations around Finland. The aim of the transaction is to enable the company to focus on growth and further developing its services.

Attachments: MediaPex press release 3.3.2010