Highlight 21 September 2017

Krogerus advises Taaleri and Pontos in the acquisition of majority stake in Ficolo

Krogerus advised financial house Taaleri and private equity and real estate investment company Pontos in the acquisition of a majority stake in colocation company Ficolo.

Ficolo offers service components required for the production of global cloud services from equipment facilities and connection to data security solutions.

Taaleri, Pontos and Ficolo will develop a data center project in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. The future investment will amount to approximately EUR 50 million. The investment will be made by Ficolo, of which Taaleri and Pontos acquired approximately 80 per cent. Ficolo's operating management remain as minority shareholders with a 20 per cent stake.

The Krogerus team was led by partner Sami Martola. He was mainly assisted by senior associate Lauri Raade and associates Suvi Tervahartiala and Nana Tamminen.

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