Lemminkäinen completes the acquisition of Risa Rock AS in Norway


Lemminkäinen has completed the acquisition of Risa Rock AS, a tunnel excavation company operating throughout Norway, from Risa Group. The ownership of the company was transferred to Lemminkäinen on June 9, 2010.

The acquired company will continue operations as Lemminkäinen Norge AS’s subsidiary. Risa Rock AS's net sales in 2009 totalled EUR 16 million and the company employed around 20 people.

Johan Nybergh, Vice President, Legal Affairs
Lemminkäinen Oyj
Tel. +358 40 562 5565

Lemminkäinen Group operates in all areas of the construction sector. The Group's business sectors are Building Construction, Infrastructure Construction, Technical Building Services, and Building Products. Net sales in 2009 were approx. EUR 2.0 billion, of which international operations accounted for about one fifth. The Group employs about 8,600 people. Lemminkäinen Corporation's share is quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. www.lemminkainen.com