Venture capital and private equity in Finland
In 2013, venture capital investments in Finnish early stage companies reached their highest level in five years. Venture capitalists invested in total €129 million (80 M€) in 172 companies (130).
Exits hit record high in Finland. Private equity investors made divestments from 99 Finnish companies (83), totalling €994 million (356 M€), at cost. 30 % of the divestments were trade sales.
International investors made 63 investments in Finnish companies (39) in 2013. The investments totalled €313 million (224 M€), of which €40 million were invested in early stage companies.