KPY – Making Success Possible

KPY (KPY Cooperative) is a long-term investor and owner based in Kuopio, Finland.

The Group's operations

KPY's subsidiary Enfo Oyj provides IT services and financial process services. Voimatel Oy specialises in power distribution and data network services. Vetrea Terveys Oy is a provider of health and wellbeing services. The Group rents office space through its subsidiary, Kiinteistö Oy Siilinjärven Lentokapteeni, and invests in securities through KPY Sijoitus Oy. KPY Sijoitus Oy owns 40 % of Technopolis Kuopio Oy and 15 % of Ropo Capital Oy.

KPY aims at providing steady income for its owners.

During the last decade KPY has turned from a regional telecommunications operator to a leading investor in eastern Finland.

KPY's strategy for 2020

KPY aims to build a reputation as a long-term industrial investor, guided by its principles of long-term holding period, strong local presence and increasing the shareholder value.

The mission of KPY is to increase the shareholder value.

Seeks profitable growth principally in the current sectors and from existing subsidiaries.

Evaluates opportunities to expand its operations to a new sector.

Will invest only in well-established, profitable companies; will not target new businesses or start-ups.

The objective is to achieve a total annual return of at least five per cent in the long term.

Facts and figures

In 2015, the net sales of the Osuuskunta KPY Group were EUR 319.7 million. The number of employees at the end of 2015 was 1 914.

Ownership of KPY

The owners of KPY are its 22,000 members with more than 5.5 million shares in total. The largest shareholder is Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company with 13.7 per cent of KPY Cooperative's shares.

Contact details

Chief executive officer:
Lauri Kerman, e-mail: lauri.kerman[at]kpy.fi, tel.: + 358 50 357 5384

Postal address:
Osuuskunta KPY, PL 1883, FI-70101 Kuopio, Finland