Acquisitions and divestments
|Divestment of European plastic pottery business
leading U.S. watering brands Nelson and Gilmour
|2016-DEC-30||Fiskars completes the sale of Ebertsankey plastics pottery business|
|2016-SEP-13||Fiskars Corporation has entered into an agreement to divest its European Ebertsankey plastics pottery business|
|Divestment of local container gardening business in the US|
|2016-JAN-22||Fiskars divests local container gardening business in the US – focuses on core categories|
|Divestment of Buster 2015|
|2016-JAN-4||Fiskars completes the sale of Buster Boats to Yamaha|
|2015-NOV-11||Fiskars continues to focus on global consumer goods – sells Buster Boats to Yamaha|
|Fiskars Group acquisition of renowned WWRD 2015|
|2015-JUL-2||Fiskars Corporation has completed the acquisition of WWRD and extended its portfolio with iconic luxury home and lifestyle brands|
|2015-MAY-11||Fiskars Corporation has agreed to acquire the WWRD group of companies (WWRD) and its portfolio of iconic luxury home and lifestyle brands, which include Waterford, Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, Royal Albert and Rogaška.|
|Fiskars Group acquisition of leading U.S. watering brands Nelson and Gilmour 2014|
|2014-DEC-20||Fiskars has completed the acquisition of Garden and Watering business from Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, announced on September 11, 2014, as planned.|
|2014-SEP-11||Fiskars Corp., headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, has signed an agreement to purchase the Bosch Garden and Watering business, including leading U.S. watering brands Gilmour and Nelson, from the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation|
|Fiskars Group decreases its holding in Wärtsilä 2014|
|2014-OCT-9||The transaction announced on September 19, 2014 including the sale by Fiskars’ and Investor’s joint venture Avlis AB of 8% of the capital and votes in Wärtsilä to Investor, has been completed|
Fiskars, Investor and their joint venture Avlis AB have signed an agreement according to which Investor acquires 15.8 million shares, or 8% of the capital and votes in Wärtsilä from Avlis for approximately EUR 639 million, or EUR 40.55 per share.
Fiskars, Investor and their joint venture Avlis AB have signed an agreement according to which Investor acquires 15.8 million shares, or 8% of the capital and votes in Wärtsilä from Avlis for approximately EUR 639 million, or EUR 40.55 per share. - See more at: http://www.fiskarsgroup.com/media/press-releases/fiskars-group-decreases...
|Divestment of local Sankey business 2013|
|2013-DEC-9||Fiskars has entered into an agreement to sell its UK garden container, propagation and water storage business, Sankey, and the related manufacturing assets.|
|Acquisition of Royal Copenhagen 2013|
Royal Copenhagen becomes part of Fiskars. The acquisition of Royal Copenhagen, announced in December 2012, has been completed as planned and Royal Copenhagen has become a part of Fiskars’ Home business area.
Fiskars acquires Royal Copenhagen, creating a consolidated portfolio of leading Scandinavian design brands. Fiskars is accelerating the international expansion of its Home business by acquiring the renowned Danish premium porcelain company, Royal Copenhagen.
|Fiskars and Investor join interests to create a strong owner for Wärtsilä 2013|
|2013-FEB-7||Fiskars and Investor complete the legal combination of their Wärtsilä holdings|
Fiskars Group and Investor AB have agreed to join interests to create a strong long-term owner for Wärtsilä Corporation. Fiskars Group and Investor have agreed to merge their ownership interests through a joint venture and to together develop the ownership strategy.
|Divestment of Silva 2011|
|2011-JUL-8||Fiskars sells Silva to Karnell. Fiskars Corporation’s wholly-owned subsidiary Avlis AB sold the shares of its subsidiary Silva Sweden AB to the Swedish investment company Karnell.|
|Sale of part of Wärtsilä shares 2011|
Fiskars Group's sale of part of Wärtsilä shares completed - Board proposes to Annual General Meeting extra dividend of EUR 1.30 per share.
|2011-FEB-14||Fiskars Group proposes to sell part of its holding of Wärtsilä shares. Fiskars Corporation’s wholly-owned subsidiary Avlis AB is proposing to sell part of its holding of shares in Wärtsilä Corporation (Wärtsilä) by way of an accelerated book building offering (the Placing).|
|Divestment of Brunton 2009|
Fiskars to sell the Brunton business to Fenix Outdoor. Fiskars is to focus on its Gerber brand in its US-based Outdoor operations and sell the Brunton business, specialized in camping equipment, to Fenix Outdoor AB (publ) of Sweden. The transaction will not have a material impact on Fiskars' net sales or operating profit for 2009.
|Divestment of Heidi Grace and Cloud9 2009|
|2009-JUL||Fiskars divested its consumables product lines and the related brands Heidi Grace and Cloud9 to Colorbök, Inc in the U.S. in July 2009. Net sales of the business for January - June 2009 amounted to 2.4 million.|
|Acquisition of Silva 2009|
|2009-JUN||Fiskars acquired a 30% minority share of Silva Far East Ltd in June 2009. After the minority share acquisition, the manufacturing company in China became a wholly owned subsidiary of Silva Sweden AB.|
|Acquisition of Iittala 2007|
|2007-AUG-31||Iittala Group becomes important part of Fiskars. Creation of strong European house of branded goods and design confirmed. The deal signed in June 2007 whereby Fiskars Corporation acquires Iittala Group has been closed as planned.|
|2007-AUG-2||Fiskars Corporation has received the approval of the competition authorities of purchase of Iittala Group from the private equity company ABN AMRO Capital, the company's management and other private shareholders.|
|2007-JUN-29||Additional information to the stock exchange release concerning The Iittala Group acquisition, published 29 june, 2007 at 8.30 a.m.
|2007-JUN-29||Fiskars acquires Iittala Group. The acquisition results in a strong European house of branded goods and design. Fiskars Corporation has signed an agreement to acquire the homeware design company Iittala Group Plc from the private equity company ABN AMRO Capital, the company's management and other private shareholders.|
|Acquisition of Leborgne 2007|
|2007-MAY-21||Fiskars acquisition of Leborgne finalized|
|2007-MAY-10||Fiskars strengthens its position in the european garden business. Fiskars Corporation is in talks about acquiring the French tools manufacturer Leborgne. Leborgne has been a manufacturer of high quality garden and construction tools for over 175 years. The company employs 120 people and has annual sales of approximately EUR 16 million.|
|Acquisition of Silva 2006|
|2006-SEP-1||Fiskars acquisition of Swedish Silva finalized|
|2006-JUN-30||Fiskars acquires Swedish Silva Group. Fiskars strengthens its position in the outdoor recreation market by acquiring the Swedish Silva Group.
Silva's net sales in fiscal year 2005/2006 were about EUR 34 million, and it employs some 250 staff.
|Divestment of Power Sentry 2006|
|2006-JUL-3||Fiskars sells Power Sentry to Philips. Fiskars Brands, Inc. has sold its Consumer Electronics accessories division Power Sentry to the Dutch company Royal Philips Electronics. Power Sentry has been a separate product group within the corporation's subsidiary Fiskars Brands, Inc., which markets consumer goods.|