Antonia Backels has been appointed as Finance Director at Avant Asset Management as of 1 May 2019. Prior to joining Avant Asset Management Antonia served as Associate Director at Avant Capital Partners and later as Operational Manager at Olo Asunnot. Antonia has a strong experience in auditing, accounting and reporting. Before joining Avant Antonia served at KPMG Finland as auditor.

“I am extremely pleased to welcome Antonia to our team, where she will take the lead for financial aspects of our asset management business and initiatives. Our company’s exceptionally strong track the past couple of years has led to increasing demand on our services and having Antonia onboard will help us gear up for continued expansion. Antonia has extensive knowledge in financial issues coupled with a broad understanding of the real estate asset class, which will support the execution of our asset management business plan”, comments Sampsa Ratia, Managing Director at Avant.

“I’m thrilled and honored to continue the work with the highly experienced Avant team and together with Sampsa strengthening our asset management business. I am looking forward to great cooperation with both current and future clients and by providing high quality service with tailormade and efficient solutions, build long-term business relationships.” comments Antonia Backels, Finance Director at Avant.

More information:
Antonia Backels, tel. +358 40 679 2634, email:
Sampsa Ratia, tel. +358 40 564 4456, email:

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