Vantaa, 13 September 2011. CPS Color Group Oy, the global leader in integrated tinting solutions for paints and coatings, has acquired Switzerland-based Pinova AG. Pinova is the market leader in colorants for facade coatings and wet plasters in German-speaking Europe and CEE countries. The seller is a fund managed by AFINUM Management GmbH, one of the leading mid-market private equity fund manager in German-speaking Europe. The parties have agreed not to disclose the terms of the agreement.