Matts (born in Finland in 1945) is the founder of Baltic Venture Advisers and BaltCap, currently serving as partner and member of the Investment Committee. From 1985 to 1998, he served as the vice president of Sitra (the Finnish National Fund for Research and Development). During this time he initiated and led Sitra’s fund investment strategy and participated in 30 private equity and venture capital funds.
Matts was a founding member and chairman of the Finnish VCA, and between 1990 and 1994 a board member of the EVCA, serving as chairman between 1992 and 1993. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics.
BaltCap together with minority shareholders sells 100% of the shares in Magnetic MRO to Guangzhou Hangxin Aviation Technology (“Hangxin”) for €43 million (equity value). Magnetic MRO is a full-service aircraft maintenance company headquartered in Tallinn.
BaltCap Infrastructure Fund (BInF) has aquired 75% of Anaerobic Holding shares for €9.45 million. Anaerobic Holding owns and operates three biogas plants in Latvia with a total installed capacity of 4.9MW.
Estonian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (ESTVCA) has elected BaltCap partner Kristjan Kalda as a new Chairman. The new Management Board was elected for the next 2 years.
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