Postnord Strålfors acquires Finnish printer Edita Prima

The Finnish state is selling the print house it started back in 1859: Swedish Postnord Strålfors is acquiring Edita Prima in Helsinki.

Postnord Strålfors buys Finnish Edita Prima from Edita Group. The agreement was signed June 9, and in a press release the parties state that the “companies match each other well and that strong synergies from the transaction are to be expected.”

The transaction is dependent on approval by the Finnish Competition Authority.

80 employees

Edita Prima’s turn over in the period from January 1 2021 to June 30 2022 was 67.8 million euro and the company has 80 employees.

“With this purchase, we will be able to offer Edita Prima’s staff in Finland and its clients a much wider service spectre, Nordic reach and synergies between our local businesses,” says Ylva Ekborn, CEO of Postnord Strålfors Group.

“Edita Prima has succeeded in developing its business as a part of Edita Group. The company has been turned around from a traditional print house to a modern supplier of printed and digital communications services. And when we now become a part of a larger Nordic group we will be able to further strenghten the company’s market position,” says Kristiina Kujala, Edita Group in a press release.

Postnord Strålfors is present in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. The company has around 700 employees and had a turn over of 2 bln SEK in 2022. In Finland, Strålfors has production in Vanda.