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Ramirent acquires Havator's access platform business

May 20 - Ramirent has acquired Havator Group's access platform operation and has signed a five-year rental and cooperation agreement with Havator in Finland, Sweden and Norway.

The acquisition does not include truck-mounted access equipment. The co-operation agreement strengthens Ramirent's position especially within the industrial sector and in large investment projects.

Havator Group is a business with operations that involve crane services, special transports, section assembly and harbour crane services. With operations in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Russia and the Baltic States, Havator Group's speciality is all-in project solutions in collaboration with skilled partners. Group sales amount to approx. EUR 80 million and it has approx. 450 employees.

"This is an important co-operation agreement which brings strategic benefits to both parties. By selling our access platform rental business, we can focus on core operations and we can deepen our cooperation with Ramirent to develop efficient solutions for our customers," comments Havator's managing director Jussi Yli-Niemi.

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