San Francisco, March 20, 2014 – As will be notified to the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority today in accordance with the regulations about major changes in ownership (Sw: flaggningsregler), Meltwater AB has acquired 1,505,868 shares in Cision AB (publ) and owns 10.1 percent of capital and votes.
Meltwater, a global company founded in Norway and headquartered in San Francisco, helps businesses drive growth and build brands. Meltwater’s online intelligence platform analyzes billions of digital documents daily to extract precise, timely business insights that help more than 20,000 companies understand their markets, engage their customers, and master the new social business environment. With offices in 27 countries, Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on local expertise. Meltwater also operates the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), a nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing future generations of entrepreneurs. Employees and founders hold majority ownership of Meltwater. In October 2012, Altor Fund III became a minority investor in Meltwater.
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