“Finncont is a leading player in its fields, and it has excellent future growth prospects supported by many beneficial market trends. We are very glad to have Sponsor Capital’s support for the execution of our ambitious growth plan and further development of our business”, says Jyri Partanen, CEO of Finncont.

“We are very impressed with Finncont’s great journey and strong development. The company has many strengths, including competent management and personnel, excellent products and services, highly satisfied customers, solid competence in R&D and leading manufacturing capabilities. These strengths enable multiple interesting growth avenues domestically and internationally, and we very much look forward to joining Finncont in its future development journey”, says Jussi Seppälä from Sponsor Capital.

Finnish private equity company Sponsor Capital will become the majority owner of Finncont, a leader in circular economy. The aim of the transaction is to support Finncont’s future growth both in its current markets as well as internationally. In accordance with an agreement signed in October 2021, a fund managed by Sponsor Capital will become Finncont’s new majority owner. Finncont’s management team members will continue as significant shareholders in the company, and the current majority owners will continue as minority shareholders.

Finncont is a Finnish company providing environmentally sound products and solutions for waste management and safe transfer and storage of chemicals. In addition to their broad product offering, Finncont offers R&D and contract manufacturing services. The company was established in 1974, and today it operates globally with approximately 160 employees in Lahti and Virrat, Finland and Gothenburg, Sweden.

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