Press release (Oslo 10th of December 2012):Norwegian road assistance group Viking Redningstjeneste (www.vikingredning.no) is pleased to announce a substantial minority investment by Intermediate Capital Group (ICG). ICG (www.icgplc.com) is a British, listed asset management company with total assets under management of more than € 12 billion.
We are pleased to announce that Mårten Rosman takes the position as new Managing Director of Viking Sweden with immediate effect. "He has extensive experience within the industry and good knowledge of both the Swedish and the Nordic markets," says Hans Petter Semmelmann, Group CEO of Viking. Leif Zacco continues as Managing Director of SSBT and Viking Malmö.
The Norwegian Championship in tennis is held between the 3rd and the 19th of August, and Viking is amongst the mainsponsors. "We continue to focus on sports, and after a successful World Ski Championship in 2011 we are now proud to present that we are sponsoring the Norwegian Championship in tennis in Frognerparken", says Hans Petter Semmelmann, CEO of Viking Redningstjeneste.
Viking won the contract with the Police authorities in Skåne, after a long and comprehensice process. "The cooperation is very important strategically", says Magne Haugland, Sales- and Marketing Manager in Viking Sweden.
Viking Sweden recently signed a contract regarding transportation with Volkswagen Group and Din Bil applicable to Vikings departments in the area of Stockholm. The contract is important to Vikings efforts toward the carindustry in Sweden.
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