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Cinia strengthens with the acquisition of Kilosoft Group Ltd

News 25.11.2014

The new cloud era company Cinia will strengthen its service offering of industrial Internet and digital operating environments by acquiring 100 % of Kilosoft Group Ltd. The transaction will be completed in January 2015 when the current services and business of Corenet and Kilosoft will be combined in Cinia One Ltd.

Both companies' services to customers will continue unchanged whilst broadening to include a more diverse range of services. These new opportunities will be communicated to customers and made available as rapidly as possible during the spring.

Kilosoft's long-term goal has been to grow to three times its current size and to be a provider of advanced services. This new partnership will help us achieve these goals much faster and to continue our growth, which in 2014 was an increased turnover of around 30 %, confirmed Jyrki Oksanen, Kilosoft's CEO.

Cinia strengthens with the acquisition of Kilosoft Group Ltd] Signing the contract: Kai Miesmäki, chairman of the board of Kilosoft Group Ltd. and Ari-Jussi Knaapila, CEO of Cinia Group Ltd.

The arrangement is intended to combine the two facets of high technology together with specialized and complementary expertise in a package that underpins the special expertise of Finnish and Finnish-based companies.  This supports the provision of mobile and international operations and ensures solutions for practical and effective services.  This configuration results in a strong and high-quality IoT company that will grow and expand internationally.

- The combined forces of Kilosoft and Corenet in Cinia will set us apart as an industrial internet and digital environments expert. This strong double alliance, will give birth to a major new Finnish service provider. We produce practical solutions for international business with a few target industries as well as in demanding infrastructure environments, says Cinia One Ltd's Managing Director Timo Cavén.

Once formed, Cinia One will be made up of around 200 people, experts who specialize in industrial internet, intelligent transport systems, product development and quality assurance services and processes, communications, and security management services.  It will have a base of about 80 demanding customers.

For more information:

Timo Cavén, Corenet Ltd, +358 40 5057303
Jyrki Oksanen, Kilosoft Group Ltd, +358 45 6517681

Cinia Group Ltd provides system services M2M for mobile use, telematics control and management, availability management, and demanding network and data communication needs and access services, domestically and internationally. Cinia is comprised of around 150 professionals. Cinia Group  is owned by  Governia Oy.

Kilosoft Group Ltd. was established in 2002 as a private Finnish software development company specialized in quality assurance software. Customers are mainly in industry, the ICT sector and public administration. The company employs around 100 professionals in Helsinki, Tampere and Jyväskylä.

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