Nixu Board gives recommendation supporting DNV’s tender offer, in Helsinki in February 2023. From left: Remi Eriksen, Group President and CEO at DNV; Liv Hovem, CEO of DNV’s Accelerator; Teemu Salmi, CEO at Nixu; Jari Nisk, Chairman of the Board at Nixu. Image courtesy DNV
DNV will acquire Helsinki-headquartered cyber security services firm Nixu following a public tender offer which resulted in DNV taking ownership of more than 93% of Nixu’s shares. DNV will combine its cyber security businesses with Nixu following a process to acquire the remaining shares in Nixu and de-list the company from the Nasdaq Helsinki Stock Exchange. The $107-million deal will create one of Europe’s fastest growing cyber security services businesses.