Blue Import BIM Oy, an import company majority owned by Folmer Equity Fund I Ky, has acquired Retki Finland Oy in an asset acquisition transaction. Retki Finland Oy, based in Kangasala, is specialized in designing, importing and marketing of high-quality outdoor and camping products. The mainline products of Retki Finland include backpacks, seatbacks, sleeping bags and thermos bottles.
The operations and the new brand of Retki Finland expand the existing outdoor, camping and trekking product portfolio of Blue Import BIM Oy. Jari Haulo, the Managing Director and Partner of Blue Import BIM Oy and Arttu Koivula, the Commercial Director and Partner of BIM, continue the work of Jarmo Lajunen, Retki Finland’s entrepreneur since 2005, with Retki Finland’s operations dating back to early 1990’s. Retki Finland designs, imports and distributes its products to retailers around Finland. The key customers of Retki Finland are Finnish retailer chains, hypermarkets and specialty stores.