Industrial investments in both listed and privately held companies
Ahlström Capital focused the industrial investments on businesses providing innovative and advanced fiber-based materials, as well as industrial technology and related services. We invest in both listed and non-listed companies. In addition, Ahlström Capital manages a cleantech fund that has investments in growth stage companies in the cleantech industry.
Ahlström Capital’s industrial investments include holdings in listed companies Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj, Detection Technology Plc, Glaston Corporation and Suominen Corporation. In addition, the portfolio includes direct holdings in privately held companies Destia Group Oyj and Enics AG, as well as a fund investment in AC Cleantech Growth Fund I, an investment fund managed by Ahlström Capital. In 2020, the annual net sales of our holding companies were approximately EUR 4.5 billion and they employed about 14,600 people in 30 countries.
For Ahlström Capital’s portfolio companies, the ownership is a guarantee that the portfolio companies are managed and developed in a responsible manner. We increase the value of the companies we own by actively participating in developing them, through active board work and strategy work, as well as mergers and acquisitions.
We develop our investments with our entrepreneurial traditions, industrial expertise and a sustainable long-term ownership. We develop leading businesses.