Uggla Engineering Oy has acquired a majority stake in the Swedish Kompetenskonsult Sverige AB
Uggla Engineering Oy, established in 2022 and part of the service company Barona, has acquired a majority stake in Kompetenskonsult Sverige AB, part of the Swedish Kompetenslaget Group. Kompetenskonsult is a company focused on project management, HSE services, and technical consulting in basic industries. It currently employs about twenty people in various projects, mainly in northern Sweden.
Due to the acquisition of Uggla Engineering Oy, which specializes in project management and installation supervision services, will become the majority owner of Kompentenskonsult and the name of Kompetenskonsult will be changed to Uggla Engineering.
Andreas Haara, CEO of Kompetenskonsult will continue as the company's CEO. Peter Strand, one of the company's main shareholders, will continue as a member of the company's Board of Directors. Jussi Yli-Niemi, Senior Vice President, Project Businesses at Barona, will take over as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Uggla Engineering and Kompetenskonsult, and Barona will strengthen their service offering in the Swedish market and seek strong growth.
"We have been working closely with Kompetenskonsult for some time now. We have a common ambition to build a strong international network of experts to serve our customers in various industrial and energy production projects in Nordic countries and beyond," comments Jussi Yli-Niemi, Director of Barona.
Andreas Haara, CEO of Kompetenskonsult comments:
"We are really excited to be part of Uggla Engineering Oy and what we will achieve together in Sweden. With their international network and our local market knowledge, we are confident that we can bring an even higher value to our customers through our highly skilled and professional consultants. Our focus will still be to support the base industry in Northern Sweden with Project Managers, HSE resources, Engineers, and Admin resources, to mention some of the roles we cover. We help our customers with both long-term projects and temporary consulting needs."
Peter Strand, CEO of Kompetenslaget, adds that: "Based on the needs of the industry up in northern Sweden, it is important that we collaborate across borders. The collaboration with Barona and Uggla Engineering has worked very well over the past two years and I look with confidence at an expansion for the company under Barona's wings."
Johanna Mix, CEO of Barona Sweden is very pleased with the Kompetenskonsult joining the Uggla Engineering:
“Kompetenskonsult, with their experience, skills, and local market knowledge, is an excellent match with the Barona family. The possibilities are many on our mutual road to growth, especially in Northern Sweden.”
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Uggla Engineering specializes in project management and installation supervision services in industrial and construction projects. Uggla Engineering is part of Barona, a service company founded in 1999, which is one of Finland's largest employers and Finland's leading human resources company. Barona's revenue 2022 was approximately EUR 467 million (pro forma). Barona operates in over 30 locations in Finland and internationally in ten different countries.
Kompetenskonsult is a consultant company focused on project management, HSE services, and technical consulting in basic industries.
It currently employs about twenty people in various projects, with a turnover of 20M sek with head office in Skellefteå.