June 18, 2019

The daily brief: 18 June 2019

TietoEVRY is looking to become one of the leading digital services and software providers in the Nordics.
TietoEVRY is looking to become one of the leading digital services and software providers in the Nordics.
Tieto

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Tieto, Sympa, AAC Technologies and MUJI make headlines.

Tieto and Sympa have signed important agreements in the digital realm, MUJI has popped up in Helsinki, and AAC Technologies has chosen Tampere for its European headquarters.

Tieto and EVRY merge

Tieto has announced a merger agreement with the Norwegian it company EVRY. The merger will create a combined revenue of 3 billion euros and 24 000 employees under the name TietoEVRY, which will be headquartered in Finland. The company will field 5 000 digital consultants in the Nordics and 10 000 internationally, in over 90 countries and hence form one of the largest employer in digital services and software in the Nordics.

Tieto has announced a merger agreement with the Norwegian IT company EVRY. The merger will create a combined company called TietoEVRY with an annual revenue of three billion euros and 24 000 employees. The Finland-headquartered company will have 5 000 digital consultants in the Nordics and 10 000 internationally, in over 90 countries, making it one of the largest employer in the software and digital services space in the Nordics.

EVRY

Sympa goes full digital in HR

Finnish family-owned HR solution company Sympa has inked deals with leading global e-signature providers, DocuSign and Scrive, to deliver the world's first fully digital HR processes. Sympa's existing 600 customers around the world will be able to streamline their human relations operations with a legally-binding and secure digital pipeline, which saves time, money and ink. 

Finnish family-owned HR solution company Sympa has inked deals with leading global e-signature providers, DocuSign and Scrive, to deliver the world’s first fully digital HR processes. Sympa’s existing 600 customers around the world will be able to streamline their human relations operations with a legally binding and secure digital solution, which saves time, money and ink.

Sympa

MUJI opens pop-up shop in Helsinki

In anticipation of opening Europe’s biggest store in Helsinki in November 2019, MUJI has announced the opening of a small pop up store for the summer. The mini store will offer MUJI to GO products that are designed to make travelling a more cosy experience. In addition, the mini store will provide some of the favorites from earlier pop up stores.

In anticipation of opening its biggest shop in Europe in Helsinki in November 2019, MUJI has announced the opening of a small pop-up shop in the Finnish capital for the summer. The mini shop will offer MUJI to GO products that are designed to make travelling a more cosy experience. In addition, the shop will provide some favourites from earlier pop-up shops.

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AAC Technologies pins Tampere as European headquarters

The global supplier of integrated micro‐component solutions, AAC Technologies, has chosen Tampere as its European headquarters. AAC intends to increase the Tampere-based staff to 200 by 2025. The company has also launched an 8.9 million-euro Imaging Research Consortium for training post-doctoral talents in imaging and camera technologies. The consortium will include Tampere University and the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen. According to the company, the academic knowhow in Tampere was a key factor in establishing the headquarters in the city.

Global supplier of integrated micro‐component solutions AAC Technologies has chosen Tampere as its European headquarters. AAC intends to increase its staff in the Finnish city to 200 by 2025. The company has also launched an 8.9 million-euro imaging research consortium for training post-doctoral talents in imaging and camera technologies. The consortium will include Tampere University and the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, China. According to the company, the academic knowhow in Tampere was a key factor in establishing the headquarters in the city.

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