Kistefos portfolio company sponsors National Nordic combined team

Kistefos is pleased to announce that its wholly owned portfolio company Opplysningen 1881 has signed a four-year sponsorship agreement with the Norwegian national team in the Nordic combined discipline.

The company will from the season 2014-2015 be the national team’s main sponsor until after the Olympics in Pyeongchang in 2018.
Opplysningen 1881 will contribute 2.5 million NOK each year. The company will have logo exposure on all athletes as well as coaches and support staff. The company will also be entitled to use the «Main sponsor NSF Nordic combined» and similar in their marketing communications.

CEO of Opplsyningen 1881, Jan Erik Sørgaard, look forward to cooperating and believes the athletes in the national team are fantastic ambassadors for the sport:

– We look forward to the opportunity to build the sport and its profiles in the years ahead. We are very impressed with the results the team delivered during the Olympics, We looked at the opportunity to become main sponsor as a great opportunity – both for us and for the Nordic combined sport, says Sørgaard.

For more info please see the press release from the Norwegian Ski Federation’s (in Norwegian):http://www.skiforbundet.no/kombinert/nyhetsarkiv/ny-hovedsponsor/