Nixu is combining forces with DNV andApplied Risk, with the goal of creating the leadingEuropean cybersecurity services business. Join us on an exciting adventure of growth, meaningful work, and making cyberspace a secure place!
Voluntary Public Cash Tender Offer
On February 16, 2023, DNV and Nixu entered into a combination agreement pursuant to which DNV will make the tender offer.
On June 8, 2023, the final result of tender offer were revealed and DNV had acquired the needed 90% of Nixu's shares to complete the Tender Offer.
Combining Nixu, DNV and Applied Risk
We will combine DNV’s cybersecurity businesses, Applied Risk, and Nixu to create one of Europe’s fastest growing cybersecurity services businesses. We will be one team of more than 500 experts shaping the future through cybersecurity – with greater impact than our individual businesses could have achieved alone. Together, we will enable more than 100,000 customers, their systems and their supply chains to manage emerging risks.
Together, DNV and Nixu will safeguard demanding IT and industrial control system environments and build business resilience across multiple industries – from energy and maritime to telecommunications and financial services. A combined team of more than 500 cybersecurity experts will provide a market-leading portfolio of consulting and managed services to manage cyber risks. The two companies will also combine their cybersecurity certification businesses.
Who is DNV?
DNV is an independent assurance and risk management provider, operating in more than 100 countries. Through its broad experience and deep expertise DNV advances safety and sustainable performance, sets industry standards, and inspires and invents solutions.
Whether assessing a new ship design, qualifying technology for a floating wind farm, analysing sensor data from a gas pipeline or certifying a food company's supply chain, DNV enables its customers and their stakeholders to manage technological and regulatory complexity with confidence.
Driven by its purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, DNV helps its customers seize opportunities and tackle the risks arising from global transformations. DNV is a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful and forward-thinking companies.
Who is Applied Risk?
This business of more than 50 (and growing) OT Cyber Security consultants joined the DNV family in November 2021 through an acquisition. Established in 2012, Applied Risk is a thought leader in next generation Cyber Security solutions for industries that depend on critical infrastructure. The company is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with consultants also located in France, Portugal, Sweden and the UK. The business is led by Auke Huistra.
Applied Risk's consultants have contributed to a wealth of industry standards and led the development of security strategies for clients within the Operational Technology domain and critical infrastructures. The company works with a broad client portfolio, including Fortune 500 companies across Europe, the Middle East and Asia, advancing capabilities in industries including Power, Oil & Gas, Water, Transportation, Manufacturing, Food, Pharmaceuticals, Maritime, and Mining.
Nixu is a cybersecurity services company that has been shaping the future through cybersecurity for over three decades. We make cyberspace a secure place and help our clients ensure business resilience with peace of mind. Nixu has Nordic roots, and we employ around 400 of the best professionals in Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Romania. Our experts are safeguarding the most demanding environments of some of the largest organizations in the world across all industries. Nixu shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Stock Exchange.
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