REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT COMPANY

Avant Capital Partners is a boutique real estate investment management company with a unique skillset combining experience from asset management, property development, private equity and banking.

Since inception, we have invested approx EUR 450M across various property segments, and have exceeded our equity multiplier and irr targets across all our investments.

Our Team

Highly experienced team with each having 10 yrs+ experience from bluechip companies in e.g. property development, asset management, private equity and finance.

Juha Mattila

Juha Mattila

Partner

T  +358 40 560 5194
E  juha.mattila@avantcap.fi
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Teemu Saxén

Teemu Saxén

Partner

T  +358 40 865 4540
E  teemu.saxen@avantcap.fi
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Jussi Thusberg

Jussi Thusberg

Partner

T  +358 400 778 097
E  jussi.thusberg@avantcap.fi
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Lorenz Merk

Lorenz Merk

Partner

T  +358 40 820 9496
E  lorenz.merk@avantcap.fi
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Antonia Backels

Antonia Backels

Associate Director

T  +358 40 6792 634
E  antonia.backels@avantcap.fi
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References

We have executed transactions in excess of EUR 450m together with blue-chip investment partners:



Residential: We acquired a residential portfolio of 3.200+ apartments across 106 assets in Finnish growth cities through multiple acquisitions – both market and off-market - together with an US based investor. We applied various measures to improve operational performance and hired a strong in-house team in the platform. The platform was successfully divested after on average 18 months hold period.



Helsinki office: Acquisition of a 15 asset office portfolio mainly in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area with approx. 124.000 sqm lettable area in a JV with a UK based investment management firm and a Finnish pension company. Post-acquisition we executed number of major lettings, early divestments and improved the income and overall portfolio performance substantially. The portfolio was successfully divested after 18 months hold period.



Oulu retail: We acquired off-market a well-performing and well-known shopping center in Oulu, Finland, together with a Swedish PE firm. The asset has approx. 30.000sqm gross area. Majority of the leases have been re-geared and the operational efficiency has been improved.



Debt origination: We have originated in excess of EUR 200m in senior and mezzanine debt for various borrowers operating in the Finnish RE market.

Social Responsibility

Since the founding of the company, Avant Capital Partners has supported the children's and young people's telephone and internet counselling activities of the Mannerheim League for Child Welfare (MLL), as well as UNICEF Finland for their continuous efforts in giving a fair chance in life to every child, everywhere, especially the most disadvantaged.

News & Announcements

PRESS RELEASE 09.07.2018

AVANT CAPITAL PARTNERS, TRISTAN FUND AND VARMA SELL A FINNISH OFFICE PORTFOLIO TO NORDIC FUND MANAGER

Avant Capital Partners (Avant), together with European Property Investors Special Opportunities 4 (EPISO 4), an opportunity Fund advised by pan-European real estate investment manager Tristan Capital Partners, and Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company, as co-investor in the deal, have disposed a portfolio of eight office assets to Areim Fund III.

PRESS RELEASE 31.05.2018

AVANT CAPITAL PARTNERS DIVESTS ITS FINNISH RESIDENTIAL PLATFORM

Avant Capital Partners, together with its US based investment partner, has today divested its residential platform to Round Hill Capital, a leading European specialist real estate investment and asset management firm.

PRESS RELEASE 31.01.2017

AVANT CAPITAL PARTNERS COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF 1.344 RESIDENTIAL UNITS IN FINLAND

Avant Capital Partners has expanded its residential platform by completing the acquisition of 1.344 residential units from VVO Group. The now completed deal was signed in December 2016.

PRESS RELEASE 23.12.2016

AVANT CAPITAL PARTNERS AND TRISTAN FUND ACQUIRE FINNISH PENSION SCHEME OFFICE PORTFOLIO FOR EUR 130 MILLION

Avant Capital Partners, together with European Property Investors Special Opportunities 4 (EPISO 4), the opportunistic fund advised by pan-European real estate investment manager Tristan Capital Partners, has acquired a 124,000 square meter portfolio of 15 offices located mainly in the wider Helsinki area, for €130 million from Varma.

PRESS RELEASE 15.11.2016

AVANT CAPITAL PARTNERS ACQUIRES 2.000 RESIDENTIAL UNITS IN FINNISH GROWTH CENTERS

Avant Capital Partners, together with a US based investment firm, has acquired approx. 2.000 residential units in growing cities in Finland into a new residential investment platform. The acquired units comprise in total more than 110.000sqm and are split in 70 individual assets.

PRESS RELEASE 15.08.2016

AVANT CAPITAL PARTNERS AND ALMA PROPERTY PARTNERS ACQUIRE A 30.000 SQM SHOPPING CENTER IN OULU, FINLAND

Avant Capital Partners, together with Alma Property Partners I AB, a fund managed by Alma Property Partners, have acquired a shopping center located in Ritaharju, Oulu, from Sukari Group. The asset is known as “Ideapark Oulu”. It has approx. 30.000 sqm gross area, and it has been let to multiple high-profile tenants like H&M, Lindex, Cubus, Dressmann and Stadium.

Avant Capital Partners Oy
Eteläranta 8
FI-­00130 Helsinki, Finland

T  +358 9 231 63630
E  info@avantcap.fi


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