Nordic M&A News
August 24, 2018

- Denmark -

No news to report

- Sweden -

No news to report

- Norway -

Shearwater GeoServices to acquire division of Schlumberger (Press Release)

Shearwater GeoServices is set to acquire the marine seismic acquisition division of Schlumberger. Shearwater is a joint-venture between GC Rieber Shipping and Rasmussengruppen and is a provider of marine geophysical services. The transaction is valued at 600M USD and will be financed by an even mix of debt and equity.


- Finland -

Rantalainen Group expands with acquisition (kauppalehti)

Rantalainen Group has acquired a part of Visma Group's operations in Finland. The division acquired is the Visa-division and it is supposed to strengthen Rantalainen Group's position as a provider of financial services within salary- and HR services. Rantalainen Group had a revenue of 42M EUR last year.

Viria Security has acquired Proteco-Turvatekniikka Oy (vasabladet)

Viria Security has acquired Proteco-Turvatekniikka Oy, a Finnish provider of digital security systems. The acquisition is meant to strengthen Viria Security's position in central Finland and comes just days after they acquired another security firm Ymon Oy.

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Prepared by Kent Dalstrup