Finnish firms acquire greater standing globally
Finnish cyber security company F-Secure is securing a leading position globally by acquiring MWR InfoSecurity, while Finnish IT and software firm Solteq becomes the leading LS Retail supplier in the Nordics after acquisitions from ProInfo in Denmark.
Yepzon to solidify position in the US
The Finnish developer of a family of locator and tracking devices has signed a letter of intent to merge its US-based affiliate, Yepzon Inc., with its licensing partner PocketFinder.
Cargotec bulks up joint venture with JCE Invest
Finnish company Cargotec and Swedish firm JCE Invest have established a joint venture, the Bruks Siwertell Group, specialising in dry bulk handling.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö to acquire paper mill in Brazil
Finland-based company Ahlstrom-Munksjö has agreed to acquire MD Papéis’ Caieiras speciality paper mill in Brazil from Formitex Group.
Exel Composites expands into the US
Finnish company Exel Composites has expanded into the US market by acquiring Diversified Structural Composites.
Tieto strengthens cyber security offering with NSEC
Finnish software and IT company Tieto has signed an agreement to acquire Swedish IT and information security specialist NSEC.
Metso extends its valve business from India
Finnish industrial company Metso is set to acquire the valve automation division of the India-based technology company Rotex Manufacturers and Engineers.
Peikko reinforces position in Australia
Peikko Group has acquired the business of Australian companies Threadsure Connection Systems and Adjusta, which specialise in rebar coupling systems that serve major Australian contractors.
MariaDB’s analysis goes deeper with MammothDB
Finnish MariaDB Corporation, the creator of the fastest growing open source database, is adding to its deep analytics expertise by acquiring Bulgarian company MammothDB.
Fortum Charge & Drive joins forces with Plugsurfing
Fortum Charge & Drive has acquired full ownership of Loudspring portfolio company Plugsurfing, Europe’s leading independent charging service for electric vehicles.