Ørn Software, has on June 25th 2021 signed an agreement with the owners of Rapal Oy, to acquire the entire stock of the Finnish company. The acquisition is a first step for Ørn Software into Finland, and strengthens Rapal’s position in the Nordic market for SaaS-based solutions.
Ørn Software, is a Nordic Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) -solutions provider, originating in Norway, that continues to execute on its geographical expansion and growth plan, through acquisitions within the Nordics.
“Finland is an important part of our expansion strategy. Through the acquisition of Rapal, Ørn Software will be represented in all the Nordic countries, with huge cross-selling opportunities in each region and across borders,” says Ørn Software’s CEO Sten-Roger Karlsen.
“Rapal’s offering is highly complementary to Ørn’s real estate platform, with best-in-class solutions for lease, space and workplace management. Rapal’s Smart Office solution meets the post-Covid demands perfectly, empowering companies to ensure a safe return to a more dynamic and flexible workplace. At the same time, climate friendly and sustainable solutions are essential both for companies and employees, which means that specialized tools for smart offices and space management become highly important,” says Karlsen.
“I am excited to start working with Ørn,” Tuomas Kaarlehto, Rapal’s CEO says. ”As principal shareholder and CEO of Rapal for over thirty years, I am particularly happy to join the Ørn family, where we share a common vision: to be a recognized and leading SaaS-provider in the fragmented space and occupancy management markets in Europe.”
“We are the market leader in SaaS-based software for the built environment in our home market, where our main customer base will continue to be. The customer segments for Rapal and Ørn are mutual, while our product and service offerings, and home markets complement each other. By combining forces with Ørn, our ability to serve our customers and to develop our software services becomes even better. We will have a unique and diverse service offering, from which we can offer our customers new top-of-the-line solutions", Kaarlehto adds.
“For Rapal’s 70 highly skilled employees, joining the Ørn family provides new challenges and huge career possibilities in an entity that is developing its international footprint at a rapid pace", Kaarlehto concludes.
Tuomas Kaarlehto, CEO, Rapal Oy
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Rapal is the Finnish market leader with SaaS solutions for workplace management, lease management and infrastructure cost management, helping professionals in the sustainable management of the built environment by providing software and data services. Rapal is headquartered in Espoo, Finland, with a subsidiary in San Francisco, and has 70 employees and approximately 250 customers Read more at www.rapal.com
About Ørn Software
Ørn Software is a Nordic provider of SaaS solutions enabling efficient operations and maintenance across a wide range of asset-heavy industries, including real estate, manufacturing, food & beverages, and aquaculture. The Group's software provides customers with improved insight through data-driven operations and contributes to increased efficiency and reduced costs through digitalization of rental processes, data-driven maintenance scheduling and energy optimization.
Read more at www.ornsoftware.com.