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Nyherji Group (NYHR.IC), a leading Nordic IT services and solutions provider, today announced its intention to offer equity in its subsidiary TEMPO ehf. through a private placement of up to a 25% stake in the company to accredited investors. Icora Partners has been engaged as the advisor for the transaction. It is anticipated that the sales process will be initiated in Q3 of 2015.
The offering will support the rapid growth of TEMPO with additional resources and expertise to advance product development, increase marketing power and further strengthen TEMPO’s international brand and presence.
"The growth and development of TEMPO has exceeded our expectations in recent years and we expect this performance to continue,” said Finnur Oddsson, Group Chief Executive of Nyherji, “We are looking to support this through offering a stake to one or more partners who will combine their strengths with ours, and contribute both resources and expertise to TEMPO to extend our lead in product development and fulfill its sales potential on a global stage."
TEMPO (www.temposoftware.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Nyherji, with its headquarters in offices in Iceland and offices in Canada, is a field-leading provider of project and portfolio management (PPM) solutions. TEMPO currently markets four products: Timesheets, Planner, Books and Folio, which together provide agile project and portfolio management seamlessly integrated with the widely-used JIRA platform, empowering product development and professional services teams to create, improve, and deliver on time and on budget.
TEMPO today has more than 7,000 active corporate customers worldwide, ranging from start-ups to a broad range of blue chip corporations across many industries, including Disney, eBay, Amazon, AT&T, Oracle, BMW, Dell and Pfizer. TEMPO collaborates with more than 85 Atlassian experts globally in sales, training and consulting for TEMPO software.
TEMPO’s revenues were USD $5.7 million in 2014, an increase of 85% between years. Revenues were USD $2.2 million in Q1 2015, a 57% increase year-on-year, of which International revenues comprised 98%, with 50% from Europe and 35% from North America. The company currently employs 65 staff.
Further information about TEMPO is available at www.temposoftware.com or on request from Nyherji.
ABOUT NYHERJI HFNyherji hf. (NASDAQ OMX: NYHR.IC) is an established Nordic IT services provider with offices in Iceland and Sweden. For over two decades the company has been a world-class technology supplier, application developer, systems integrator, facilities manager and expert business process consultancy, with corporate roots that can be traced back to the inception of “office machines”. Nyherji aims to be the technology partner of choice for businesses, from the smallest to the largest enterprises. With expertise in understanding and linking the needs of enterprise customers to competitive technology solutions, Nyherji uses its deep knowledge of mission-critical processes, hardware and application requirements, to focus on government and industries sectors with high support needs such as healthcare, ﬁnancial services, logistics and aviation. For more information, please visit www.nyherji.is/english/investor-relations/
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