TietoEnator takes a full ownership of European Medical Solutions

TietoEnator takes a full ownership of European Medical Solutions TietoEnator has acquired the minority shares, 42 percent, in the joint venture company European Medical Solutions Group AS that was founded in year 2000 together with EDB Business Partner. European Medical Solutions Group AS thereby becomes fully owned by TietoEnator. TietoEnator is today the leading IT service provider in the Nordic health care sector with nearly 300 IT professionals specialised in health care information systems. The acquisition further strengthens the company´s commitment and engagement in the Nordic health care market. European Medical Solutions, with 105 employees in Sweden, Norway and Denmark, is already an integrated part in TietoEnator´s health care operations. The target is to increase the strength of this powerful organisation with the aim to create value for the customers and provide personnel growth for the employees. - This is a new important step in our consolidation and integration of the Nordic health care IT market. We have proved that our strategy works by generating rapid profitable growth in a difficult market segment. We are now focusing to make benefit of the synergies in products and services for our Nordic customers, says Juhani Kaisanlahti, head of TietoEnator HealthCare. TietoEnator´s health care operations provide product brands as Infomedix, Effica and FlexLab. For more information, please contact: TietoEnator, Head of HealthCare, Juhani Kaisanlahti, tel. +358 9 8625 2471 tai +358 400 643 371, juhani.kaisanlahti@tietoenator.com VD EMS Group AS, Tor Lahlum, +47 22 78 39 80, +47 90 98 64 67 With over 10,000 employees and annual net sales of EUR 1.1 billion, TietoEnator is a leading supplier of high value-added IT services in Europe. TietoEnator specialises in consulting, building and hosting its customers' business operations in the digital economy. The Group's services are based on a combination of deep industry-specific expertise and latest information technology. www.tietoenator.com TIETOENATOR CORPORATION DISTRIBUTION Principal media ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2001/12/28/20011228BIT00230/bit0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2001/12/28/20011228BIT00230/bit0001.pdf