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Government to provide Vimana with EUR 30 million in capital

Government Communications Department 31.1.2019 15.04 | Published in English on 1.2.2019 at 14.27
Press release 59/2019

The Government plenary session decided on 31 January 2019 to provide the municipal ICT service centre Vimana Oy with a maximum of EUR 30 million in capital.

The Government will transfer shares held in the Solidium Oy portfolio to Vimana in the form of equity with a maximum total value of EUR 30 million. At first, it will transfer around EUR 15 million in Kemira Oyj shares. The Government is prepared to transfer the rest of the funds to the company depending on the financing needs of its operating activities.

Vimana, which operates under the ownership steering of the Ministry of Finance, is a Finnish state-owned limited liability company founded on 29 June 2017. The company is a national ITC service centre responsible for organising and maintaining the information and communications technology services required for the future counties.

Inquiries: Ilpo Nuutinen, Senior Ministerial Adviser, ilpo.nuutinen@vnk.fi, +358 29 516 0145, Prime Minister’s Office, Kalle Toivonen, CEO, kalle.toivonen@vimana.fi, +358 40 557 3063, Vimana, and Salla Kalsi, Senior Adviser, Legislative Affairs, salla.kalsi@vm.fi, +358 29 553 0422, Ministry of Finance.