Matias Kaila heads the Fund Investments team at Tesi, a state-owned investment company established in 1995 with a mission to develop venture capital and private equity market in Finland.
Matias has almost 15 years of experience in the private equity industry. Before joining the management team of Tesi on August 2017 to head the fund investments and fund-of-fund operations, he helped GPs and PE owned companies in the field of leverage finance and IPO financings at Danske Bank. Prior to Danske Bank, Matias was Head of Private Equity and Debt team at Tapiola Pension (now Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company) focusing on senior and mezzanine financing as well as direct and co-investments. Earlier career also includes M&A advisory with MCF Corporate Finance.
Matias holds M.Sc. Accounting and Finance from the Turku School of Economics. He is passionate about continuous development through co-operation and co-creation across organizational lines with a vision of making Finland a forerunner in private equity and venture capital.