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Arvo Sijoitusosuuskunta cooperative invests three million euros to boost Valve Group’s growth and internationalization

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Arvo Sijoitusosuuskunta cooperative is investing three million euros and becomes a significant new owner of Valve Group. The investment will boost Valve Group’s growth strategy that aims at transforming the whole industry.

Valve Group help companies improve awareness, increase demand and grow their businesses by designing and delivering services that combine marketing, communications and technology. With these services, Valve Group helps companies change the ways they sell, market, communicate and interact with their stakeholders.

”We have persistently built on our growth strategy and one of its principal objectives – to accelerate the growth of B2B companies through integrated marketing, communications and technology services. As the world is constantly changing, the need for our clients to complement their own resources and skills with the best communications, marketing and technology experts is rapidly increasing. This provides significant growth potential for service providers who want to develop the marketing industry and its business models. We believe that the need for change as well as the pace of consolidation development will continue to grow both in Finland and internationally”, says CEO Jorma Maaninka at Valve Group Oy.

”We share the same values, mindset and strategic goal for long term growth acceleration with Arvo Sijoitusosuuskunta cooperative. For us, this is an important step forward, as Arvo Sijoitusosuuskunta is our first external investor. This cooperation will accelerate both our growth and our strategy execution”, Maaninka continues.

Arvo Sijoitusosuuskunta cooperative is a regional investment and development cooperative owned by its 25,000 members. The cooperative makes regional and national investments as well as financial investments.

”We are excited about Valve Group’s know-how, ways of thinking and growth strategy. The company builds national growth by creating dynamic competitive advantage for its clients through combining data, technology and innovations. In this fast-changing industry, we see that Valve Group has an excellent possibility to grow into a sizable and significant international service provider. Our ownership in this company is a perfect fit for our portfolio of national investments. We want to be an active owner by participating in the work of the Board of Directors as well as contributing through our networks.  We will give our full support to help Valve Group reach its growth targets.”, says CEO Jari Pirinen from Arvo Sijoitusosuuskunta cooperative.

 

For more information:

Jorma Maaninka, CEO, Valve Group Oy, +358 40 173 5504

www.valvegroup.com

Jari Pirinen, CEO, Arvo Sijoitusosuuskunta cooperative, +358 400 277412

www.arvosijoitus.fi