EUR 250 million+ debt and equity funding round to expand Valoo’s Finnish fibre rollout

Avance advises Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) as agent for the senior lenders in a debt and equity funding round worth in excess of EUR 250 million for Valoo (Adola Oy), which will help it expand its optical fibre rollout to underserved regions and municipalities in Finland.

While DIF Capital Partners acts as the lead investor, the funding round is also backed by Tesi (Finnish Industry Investment Ltd) and other investors. Senior debt has been provided by a banking group of SEB, NORD/LB and NIBC.