Alma Media Corporation Press release November 30, 2012 at 15:30 (EET)
ALMA MEDIA SELLS VUODATUS.NET BLOG SERVICE TO ROHEA OY
Alma Media has today signed an agreement to sell the business operations of Vuodatus.net blog service to Rohea Oy. The buyer, Rohea, develops and maintains several digital consumer services, such as Finland's largest cooking-related service Kotikokki.net in collaboration with Alma Media. The companies have agreed not to disclose the price of the deal.
"We have been very satisfied with the collaboration with Rohea in maintaining and developing Kotikokki, and we are confident that Vuodatus.net will now be backed up by a competent and dedicated development team," says Minna Nissinen, Director, Alma Media's digital service and development unit Alma Diverso.
"We aim to see to it that Vuodatus.net remains a robust, dynamic and competitive service. We want to make sure that a world-class blogging service that is maintained and operating in Finland will be available to the Finnish audience in future, instead of only foreign-based alternatives," says Eero Holmila, Managing Director, Rohea.
For more information, please contact:
Minna Nissinen, Director, Alma Diverso, tel. +358 40 7666726
Eero Holmila, Managing Director, Rohea Oy, tel. +358 040 592 0671
Alma Media in brief
Alma Media is a dynamic media company whose best-known products are Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com. Alma Media employs approximately 3,000 professionals. The company's revenue in 2011 totalled MEUR 316.2 with an operating margin of 13.3 per cent. Alma Media's share (ALN1V) is listed in the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Exchange. Read more at www.almamedia.com.