The private investment company


Ajanta Oy is one of the leading Finnish private equity houses. The privately owned firm was founded in 1989 by Mr. Ari Salmivuori, a successful Finnish investor and entrepreneur.

The company is headquartered from Helsinki, Finland, with a subsidiary office in Brussels, Belgium. During the past eighteen years Ajanta has been the lead catalyst in numerous large transactions and corporate development activities both in Finland and abroad.

The vision of Ajanta is to be the leading, most dynamic and successful professional investment organization in its class with Finnish roots and global focus. The investment philosophy of Ajanta is to proactively build, create and extract maximum value via active participation, substantial ownership and partnering.

Business Cases


Saunalahti Oyj

Ajanta played a key role in the creation of Saunalahti Oyj, the third largest telecommunication company in Finland.

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Amer Sports Oyj

During 2007 Ajanta became the largest shareholder in one of the leading sports goods companies, Amer Sports Oyj.

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Janton Oyj

Janton was founded by Ajanta and partners in 1992. Janton has become one of the major media companies in Finland.

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