Group news

03.03.2020

The Otava Group’s Financial Statements Release for 2019

The Otava Group’s result remains good The Otava Group’s net sales fell by 4 per cent to EUR 286.2 (299.1) million. The Group’s operating profit...

08.01.2020

Otava acquires Karisto’s publishing business

Otava Publishing Company is acquiring Karisto’s publishing business. Karisto is known for books such as Lee Child’s Jack Reacher thrillers, Anneli Kivelä’s novels about Katajamäki,...

13.11.2019

Henrik Ehrnrooth wins the prestigious Energy Globe award for promoting sustainable solutions

Henrik Ehrnrooth, Chair of Otava’s Board of Directors, has received the prestigious Energy Globe award for his notable international work and creative activities in promoting...

14.02.2019

The Otava Group’s financial statements release for 2018

The Otava Group’s result remained good The Otava Group’s net sales grew by 2% thanks to acquisitions and amounted to EUR 299.1 (292.2) million. Comparable...

16.11.2018

Otava becomes the largest shareholder in Alma Media

With the transaction carried out today, Otava Ltd has significantly increased its shareholding in Alma Media Corporation. As a result of the deal, Otava became...

01.06.2018

Suomalainen Kirjakauppa Ltd has acquired Jamera Ltd

Suomalainen Kirjakauppa Ltd has acquired the entire capital stock of Jamera Ltd in a transaction that came into effect on 1 June 2018. The acquisition...

01.03.2018

SL-Mediat acquired by the Otava Group

With an agreement signed today, Otava New Businesses Ltd has acquired the capital stock of SL-Mediat Ltd from Janne Virtanen and the companies in his...

15.02.2018

The Otava Group’s financial statements release for 2017

The Otava Group’s result remained good – earnings from book publishing improved The Otava Group’s net sales remained unchanged and amounted to EUR 292.2 (292.0)...