Nordhaven acted as exclusive financial advisor to Kistefos/NexGenTel in the merger between Proximo Norge AS and Bitpro AS

6 dec 2019

IT management services firm Bitpro AS to merge with the TMT player Proximo Norge AS. The transaction is the first step in the strategy to build a leading supplier of cloud-based IT communication and security solutions.

Total revenue 2019 of the two companies will amount to MNOK 260 with profitable margins. Kistefos will maintain as majority owner with an 84.8% stake. Shareholders of Bitpro will reinvest large parts of their proceeds and majority seller Trond Bjorvand will enter as new CEO of merged entity January 2020.

«Proximo and Bitpro will continue building on our extensive growth potential after the merger, in addition to realizing synergies between the two. Our continuous efforts in helping client implementing and utilizing modern cloud solutions as part of their daily business processes will be a key focus going forward» says Trond Bjorvand.

About Proximo

B2B vendor of broadband, datacom and telephony.  11 000 customers served by 40 employees located in Bergen and Oslo. Subsidiary of NextGenTel owned by Kistefos.

About Bitpro

National supplier of B2B cloud-based IT management services located in Kristiansand. Among others the first supplier in Norway of Private Cloud solutions from inhouse data centers in 2008. 150 clients served by 20 skilled employees.

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