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Jani Saarvo, CEO of K2, Jonas Granath, CEO of CERTEGO Group, and Tuomas Pitkänen, Managing Director of CERTEGO Finland. 

CERTEGO acquires K2 Turvapalvelut in Finland

Mar 27, 2024 10:03:07 AM

CERTEGO has acquired the shares of one of the leading Finnish Alarm Centers K2 Turvapalvelut Oy (K2) with entities in Jyväskylä and Kokkola. The company has a revenue of 3 MEUR and 40 employees.

CERTEGO strives to become a leading European expert in access control and monitoring solutions. An important part of CERTEGO’s strategy is to acquire companies to broaden their position in the value chain and to be able to offer additional services to their customers.   

K2 has two state-of-the art alarm centers in Jyväskylä and Kokkola serving a full range of corporate customers, from large companies, such as Tokmanni, to smaller enterprises. K2 alarm centers has the ability to connect fire alarms, burglar alarms, CCTV and building automation solutions, offering high quality monitoring and prevention services to their customers.   

“K2 has a strong reputation in the market. I am very impressed with their high security levels and customer satisfaction. I believe there is an ideal synergy between the two companies from a strategic point of view. By joining forces, we will further strengthen our offering in camera and alarm monitoring by adding complementary services through the K2 alarm centre.  I would like to welcome all employees of K2 to CERTEGO,”

says Tuomas Pitkänen, Managing Director CERTEGO Finland. 

“Acquiring K2 aligns perfectly with our strategic goals, driving us closer to achieving our ambition of becoming the clear market leader in access control and monitoring solutions in Finland”,

says Jonas Granath, Chief Executive Officer of CERTEGO Group.  

“From the very first meeting with CERTEGO, I felt that the professionalism, the strong culture and clear strategy will make CERTEGO a very good owner of K2. I am very proud of what we have accomplished so far and I am convinced that, by joining forces with CERTEGO, we will accelerate our growth and benefit from our combined security solutions service portfolio and national presence in Finland”,

says Jani Saarvo, CEO of K2.  

"We are pleased that we found a good new owner for K2. We want to thank our skilled and committed personnel for the development of our company. We believe that under CERTEGO Group this development will continue. We make up a strong combination in the security and property services sector in Finland, and it is great that in the future K2 will also serve customers outside the Finnish market. We are excited to continue being part of the story as co-owners of CERTEGO Group,"

comments Kyösti Kakkonen, majority owner of K2. 

For further information, please contact:  
Anders Rundgren, Head of M&A, CERTEGO Group,
E-post: anders.rundgren@certego.se
Number: +46 702 22 62 44


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