The latest investment of Folmer Equity Fund I Ky is Jatkopolut Oy, a child welfare service provider based in Kuopio, Northern Savonia. The pioneer and innovator of the child welfare industry, Jatkopolut now teams up with Folmer in order to strengthen its professional development work.
Jatkopolut Oy was founded in 2007. The founding partners Tommi Holopainen and Tommi Laitinen continue their work as operating directors of Jatkopolut and maintain a total ownership of 25%. After the acquisition, Folmer Equity Fund I Ky owns 75% of shares of Jatkopolut.
Jatkopolut Oy produces high-quality child welfare services, including open and residential care, in the region of Eastern Finland. Jatkopolut has offices in Kuopio and Varkaus. Moreover, Jatkopolut also co-operates with several municipalities supporting their child welfare work. The most important services of Jatkopolut are support measures in open care, placement as a support measure in open care and family work. Jatkopolut employs more than 70 child welfare service professionals. During 2013, Jatkopolut had a turnover of 3.4 MEUR.