In August 2018, Viking Supply Ships sold its three icebreakers, Tor, Balder and Vidar Viking (built in 2000 and 2001) to Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, which retrofitted them for use by the Canadian Coast Guard. The Canadian government awarded the Canadian shipyard Chantier Davie a CAD 610 million contract to deliver […]
Phonero is a privately owned MVNO providing telecommunication services to Norwegian small and medium business customers. Phonero has its headquarters in Kristiansand with regional offices in Oslo, Stavanger, Bergen and Trondheim. With a strong salesforce and excellent customer support, the company has achieved steady high growth, becoming a sizable Norwegian telecommunication player. From being a […]
yA Holding ASA was founded in 2006 and provides consumer finance services in the Norwegian market yA Bank AS, the primary subsidiary of yA Holding ASA, is an online bank with licenses issued by Norwegian authorities and is subject to Norwegian supervision. yA Bank provides non-secured consumer loans, credit cards and loan insurance products. At […]
Digitale Medier is the extension of Opplysningen 1881’s acquisition of Infomediahuset in 2005 and subsequent Internet ventures.
Viking Barge was established in Kristiansand in 1995, focusing on owning and operating large North Sea barges.
Paradial was founded in 2001 by a group of former Ericsson employees and Kistefos first invested in the company in 2006.
Global IP Sound AB (GIPS), was established in 1999 in Stockholm, Sweden, with Kistefos as the main shareholder.
SecuriNet AS is a vendor of monitored alarm services through its own nationwide ALTEL communications network. The ALTEL network has direct connectivity with all national emergency centres and SecuriNet runs the management of the network on a 24/7 basis. A range of complementary products, both software and communication services, is also provided by the company.
Bankia Bank was established in 2001 and was the first financial institution in Norway to offer its customers complete free-of-charge credit cards.
Catch Communications ASA was the first operative telephone operator in Norway, besides Telenor ASA, that could offer broadband services on the telephone network’s existing copper cable network with the application of DSL technology.
Kelkoo is an intermediary between web shoppers and online merchants with a European presence. KVC originally invested in the Norwegian company Zoomit.com ASA in 1999, which then merged with the European company Kelkoo in the autumn 2000.