Continuing successful industrial and investment business

Ahlström Capital Oy is one of Finland’s largest investment companies and part of the Ahlström family heritage – one of the most significant industrial families in Finland from the 1850s onwards.

Ahlström Capital Oy was established in 2001 as A. Ahlström Osakeyhtiö was divided into Ahlstrom Corporation, Ahlström Capital Oy and A. Ahlström Osakeyhtiö. Ahlström Capital was established to continue A. Ahlström Corporation’s successful industrial and investment business. Its start-up capital consisted of industrial shareholdings, real estate, forest land and liquid funds, which were transferred to the company in the demerger of A. Ahlström Corporation.

 

Ahlström Capital’s portfolio consists of the listed companies Ahlstrom Corporation, Munksjö Oyj and Suominen Corporation as well as of the non-listed companies Destia Group Oyj and Enics AG, cleantech fund and real estate and forest investments.

16 decades in brief

2016
Fiber-based materials, cardboard and flexible packaging, industrial electronics, specialty paper, nonwoven fabrics, infra construction and maintenance, cleantech investment, real estate and forest

1950–2000
Paper, sawn goods, cardboard and flexible packaging, cellulose, nonwoven fabrics, plywood, fiberboard, art and packaging glass, electrical accessories, glass wool, fiberglass, mechanical engineering, shipbuilding, production control systems

1900–1950
Paper, sawn goods, cellulose, cardboard, plywood, fiberboard, art and packaging glass, electrical accessories, glass wool, iron and mechanical engineering, shipbuilding

1850–1900
Shipbuilding, shipping, sawn goods, iron and mechanical engineering, paper

 

 

 

 

Timeline

Financial and industrial assets are concentrated in Ahlström Capital Oy
2014

Restructuring

Restructuring of the companies Antti Ahlström Perilliset Oy, A. Ahlström Osakeyhtiö and Ahlström Capital Oy in 2014. Management and development of the Ahlström family’s financial and industrial assets are concentrated in Ahlström Capital Oy

Ahlström Capital established
2001

Ahlström Capital

Ahlström Capital established: A. Ahlström Osakeyhtiö divided into Ahlstrom Corporation, Ahlström Capital Oy and A. Ahlström Osakeyhtiö

A. Ahlström Osakeyhtiö is established in 1908
1908

A. Ahlström Osakeyhtiö

A. Ahlström Osakeyhtiö is established in 1908, marking the start of the of the Ahlström industrial era

Antti Ahlström buys Noormarkku works in 1870
1870

Expansion

Antti Ahlström buys Noormarkku works in 1870 – today an important part of Finnish industrial history

Antti Ahlström starts business in 1851
1851

The Beginning

Antti Ahlström starts business in 1851