Publications

News

New faces at Spring, Oona Aaltonen

Spring’s team will grow as Oona Aaltonen, who has a diverse work and study background, joins our team. The first…

Blog

Spring Academy – Q&A: Experiences from a trainee period

What is it like working at Spring Advisor? How have previous trainees experienced training? Three management consulting trainees who have…

Blog

Five years of Spring

The year 2022 marks the five-year anniversary of Spring Advisor. The memorandum of association was signed on February 27, 2017,…

News

Mikko Ilmonen returns to Spring

Spring’s diverse team was further strengthened when Mikko Ilmonen returned to Spring. As a versatile professional, Mikko brings much to…

Cases

Straightforward M&A process

Background Finnish industrial insulation and scaffolding group, Saimaa Group, has grown strongly in recent years in accordance with its strategy.…

News

Spring acted as Outokumpu Energia’s financial advisor in the sale of its electricity sales business

Spring acted as Outokumpu Energia’s financial advisor in the sale of its electricity sales business for Lummen Energia. Through this…

Insight

The holistic M&A process enables successful acquisition

An important part of any company’s strategy work is to consider growth paths and new opportunities. Shareholders and management should…

Blog

Spring people from the perspective of a newcomer?

It’s a bright and foggy September morning, and the Spring office is already bustling. As the recruitment of new marketing…

Blog

Life at Spring: Culture as the foundation of actions

Spring is founded on the belief that rigid practices and formal structures do not yield the best results. The core…

News

Spring Advisor and Innofactor are collaborating to advance digitalization

Spring Advisor and Innofactor formed a joint venture in early 2021 to increase industrial companies’ competitiveness through well-targeted digitalization investments.…

Insight

Five stages to gaining a sustainable competitive advantage

A strategy has as many definitions as there are people wanting to define it. In most cases, strategy can be…

Career Story

Olli Kaukonen – Versatile professional

I joined Spring Advisor in late 2020, after having worked for almost five years at Sisu Partners, primarily in M&A.…

Cases

A comprehensive strategy update with collaboration

Background An IT growth company’s business had historically developed as expected, and it was now time to take the next…

Cases

Understanding the operating environment as a driving force for business growth

Background An energy company contemplated expanding its role in the value chain of energy services – to generate added value…

News

Jaakko Koppinen to strengthen Spring’s industrial expertise

There is a lively debate about the cost competitiveness of the industry. However, Finnish industrial companies still have enormous untapped…

News

Spring acted as the financial advisor of the municipality of Enontekiö in the sale of Enontekiö Electricity

Spring acted as the financial advisor of the municipality of Enontekiö in the sale of Enontekiö Electricity to Arctic Energy…

Career Story

Ina Laurila – Ambition and coincidence

A journey to the Esplanade I started at Spring as an intern in the fall of 2019. At the time,…

News

Spring served as the financial advisor to the Saimaa Group

Spring served as the financial advisor to the Saimaa Group in the purchases of Pept Oy Ab Group, JE Henkilöstöpalvelut…

Career Story

Lari Stark – Strategic musician

Lari Stark is one of the founders of Spring Advisor and an avid musician who believes that a good strategy…

Cases

Reduction of net working capital for a Finnish industrial company

Background During its growth, the industrial company, which expanded rapidly abroad, had not harmonized its operational practices. As the standard…

Insight

The electricity market is evolving – consumers are to profit

The concentration of the electricity market benefits electricity retail and network companies as well as consumers. In electricity retail, the…

Cases

Market analysis of unsubsidised wind power

Our customer wanted to enter the wind power PPA-market, which did not exist in Finland Significant state support schemes had…

Cases

Production simulation and economic impact assessment of adaptation measures for a family-owned industrial company

A Finnish industrial family company known for its high-quality and customized products considered production adjustment measures in a weakened market…