Atine Group Oy
Atine Group Oy is an investment arm of Virala Oy Ab specializing in investments in PIPES, buyouts, and turnaround stages in mature companies. It also invests in seed or start ups and early ventures. The firm typically provides mezzanine and bridge financing. It seeks to make minority and majority investments primarily in Finnish small and medium sized companies. The firm seeks to invest in different development stages and within different business areas. The stake acquired by it depends on the development stage of the target company. The firm prefers to invest directly from its balance sheet but investments are also made through a fund managed by the seed technology fund management company within the firm. It prefers to place a representative in the target companyâ€™s board of directors. The firm typically makes co-investments especially in the growth company segment. It does not have a preferred investment period or liquidation date. Atine Group Oy was founded in 2005 and is based in Helsinki, Finland.