Enegia becomes EnerKey-driven energy management expert – Gasum buys Enegia’s market services
Enegia, Finland’s leading independent energy expert, is to sell its energy market services business to Gasum, the leading gas sector player in the Nordic countries. The acquisition will intensify Enegia’s strategy in the strongly growing EnerKey energy management services.
Enegia Group Oy signed an agreement to sell its energy market services business to Gasum Ltd. The transaction includes the capital stocks of Enegia Consulting Oy, Enegia Portfolio Services Oy and intStream Oy. Energy market services will continue its business and service provision to current customers. The some 35 professionals employed by energy market services will transfer to Gasum’s service on completion of the transaction. The transaction is subject to the approval of the authorities and is expected to complete in early fall 2018
‟With the transaction Enegia will become a focused EnerKey-driven expert in energy management and the reorganization of Enegia’s strategy started last year has now been completed We’re happy that Gasum as the new energy market services owner will strengthen the further development and expansion of this business as well,” says Enegia Group Oy Managing Director Kalle Ahlstedt.
“The EnerKey energy management system is the undisputed market leader in property energy data management in Finland. There is also growing international potential for these scaleable services, which creates excellent preconditions for future growth and success,” says Ilari Anttila, who became CEO of Enegia Energy Management Services Oy in May.
‟As the new owner, Gasum will enable the development of energy market services to be taken to a new level drawing on the diverse excellence of both companies in the energy industry,” notes Vice President, Enegia’s Energy Market Services Mikko Askolin.
‟The energy sector and gas market are changing rapidly. The competencies of Enegia’s experts will diversify and strengthen Gasum’s service mix. The acquisition will enable us to offer more comprehensive services to our current customers and lead the way in the energy sector,” says Gasum CEO Johanna Lamminen
For further information please contact:
Kalle Ahlstedt, Managing Director, Enegia Group Oy
Phone: +358 50 453 3507, firstname.surname(a)enegia.com
Mikko Askolin, Vice President, Energy Market Services
Phone: +358 40 841 9462, firstname.surname(a)enegia.com
Jouni Haikarainen, Senior Vice President, Natural Gas, Gasum Ltd
Phone: +358 40 709 5690, firstname.surname(a)gasum.com
Enegia is one of the leading Nordic independent energy expert organizations for the energy industry. Over half of the 100 largest Finnish companies use Enegia’s services, and Enegia Group’s net sales in 2017 were €119.7 million. Enegia’s electricity trade volume is 15 TWh, corresponding to approximately one quarter of Finland’s electricity use. Enegia’s EnerKey is the leading energy data and energy process management system in the Nordic countries. The system is used by approximately 300 organizations to manage energy consumption information from 75,000 meters in 15,000 properties. Enegia is majority-owned by the Finnish private equity firm Vaaka Partners Oy. www.enegia.com
The energy company Gasum is a Nordic gas sector expert. Together with its partners, Gasum is building a bridge towards a carbon-neutral society on land and at sea. Gasum imports natural gas to Finland and promotes the circular economy by processing waste and producing biogas and recycled nutrients in Finland and Sweden. The company offers energy for heat and power production, industry as well as road and maritime transport. Gasum is the leading supplier of biogas in the Nordic countries. The company has a gas filling station network that also serves heavy-duty vehicles. The Gasum subsidiary Skangas is the leading liquefied natural gas (LNG) player in the Nordic market. The company continues to strengthen the position and infrastructure of LNG and supplies LNG to maritime transport, industry and heavy-duty vehicles in Finland, Sweden and Norway. www.gasum.com