Invesdor and Finnest Merge

fintechHelsinki, Finland-based Invesdor Oy and Vienna, Austria-based Finnest GmbH merged their businesses to create a Paneuropean digital financing and investing platform.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

Under the new name Invesdor Group, the merger creates Europe’s 1st full-scale digital financing and investing platform – covering the Nordic and Finnest representing German speaking countries, for companies of all life stages, from startups to large corporations. The new company holds a pan-European MiFID II license and has a wide base of over 50,000 registered users from 150 countries who have invested more than €130m.

The service portfolio spans from equity investments, bonds, IPO’s, syndicated loans, mezzanine capital and promissory notes to other debt capital instruments. Financing volumes typically range from €250k to €25m. Over the last years the combined and accumulated investments on the legacy platforms have doubled every year, currently totaling at more than €130m.

Vienna-based VC Speedinvest F, Taaleri Oyj, and Maxfield Capital will be the shareholders in the Group.

Founded in 2012, and led by CEO Lasse Mäkelä, Invesdor Oy connects European growth companies with investors worldwide. Clients include private and publicly traded companies from Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and the UK as well as investors from countries all over the world.

Operating in the entire German speaking area, as well as in Slovakia and Croatia. Finnest specializes in financing top-rated mid-size companies.



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