Nordic infrastructure investor Infranode has acquired a portfolio of 13 social infrastructure assets in Finland for €84m.

Infranode, which counts KEVA, Lähitapiola, Storebrand, Folksam an KPA Pension among its investors, said it has bought the social and healthcare service facilities and their respective plots from the city of Jyväskylä in Central Finland.

The acquired assets comprise two healthcare centres, five disabled care units, five youth and child protection facilities and one elderly care unit.

Niikka Liimatainen, investment manager and country lead Finland at Infranode, said: “Long-term investments in assets that are crucial for the society are in the core of Infranode’s expertise. The Jyväskylä portfolio represents an essential part of the regional social and healthcare service network, and we look forward to provide functional premises for the needs of local users and population with a responsible and sustainable approach.”

Social and healthcare services are undergoing an extensive reform in Finland. As a result, the responsibility of organising health and social services in the acquired facilities will transfer from the city of Jyväskylä to regional Wellbeing Services County of Central Finland in January 2023.

The deal allows the city of Jyväskylä to focus on its core responsibilities and future investments.

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