ASIAKASTIETO GROUP PLC, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 2 SEPTEMBER 2019 AT 10.00 A.M. EEST
Asiakastieto Group has completed the outsourcing of its telesales unit in Sweden
Asiakastieto Group Plc and Affärsfakta i Sverige AB have completed the outsourcing of the telesales operations in UC Affärsfakta AB disclosed on 14 May 2019. Asiakastieto Group has as of 1 September 2019 fully transferred the telesales operations in Sweden to Affärsfakta i Sverige AB, a company founded by the current management of UC Affärsfakta AB.
Along with the outsourcing, approximately 100 employees from the telesales unit in Sweden have transferred their employment to Affärsfakta i Sverige AB. Affärsfakta i Sverige AB operates in four cities in Sweden. Krister Ahlberg, former CEO of the telesales unit in Sweden, will continue as CEO in Affärsfakta i Sverige AB. The outsourcing is now fully completed.
"By outsourcing the telesales operations, Asiakastieto increases its efficiency and releases capital to be used for our core business. Affärsfakta i Sverige AB will become one of Asiakastieto’s most important partners”, says Asiakastieto Group’s CEO Jukka Ruuska.
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Asiakastieto Group is one of the leading providers of digital business and consumer information services in the Nordic countries. The Group's products and services are primarily used for risk management, finance and administration, decision-making and sales and marketing purposes. We are operating in Finland under the brand Suomen Asiakastieto and in Sweden under the brand UC. Our pro forma annual net sales for 2018 was EUR 134 million and the number of employees was approximately 450. The Group serves several industries, the largest ones including finance and banking as well as wholesale and retail sectors and expert service companies. Asiakastieto Group is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki with the trading code ATG1V. More information about Asiakastieto Group is available at www.asiakastieto.fi and www.uc.se.