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Acquisitions & divestments

Acquisitions

During the past few years Nokia has been actively acquiring companies with interesting new technologies and competencies, including also investments in minority positions. All of these acquisitions were targeted to enhance Nokia's ability to help create the mobile world.

 

Date Acquisition target Nokia unit
March 25, 2020 Elenion Technologies
Press release
Nokia
May 7, 2018 SpaceTime Insights
Press release
Nokia
March 16, 2018 Unium

Press release

Nokia
February 9, 2017

Comptel

Press release
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Nokia
December 15, 2016 

Deepfield
Press release
Press release

Nokia
October 5, 2016  Eta Devices
Press release
Nokia
July 29, 2016

Gainspeed
Press release
Press release

Nokia
May 31, 2016

Withings S.A.
Press release
Press release

Nokia
April 1, 2016

Nakina Systems
Press release
Press release

Nokia

April 15, 2015

(announced)

Alcatel Lucent
Press release
Press release
Press release
Press release
Press release

Nokia
January 1, 2015

Part of Panasonic’s wireless networks business
Press release

Nokia Networks
August 22, 2014

SAC Wireless
Press release

Nokia Networks
July 3, 2014

3-D geolocation capabilities of NICE Systems
Press release

Nokia Networks
July 2, 2014

Medio
Press release

HERE
May 28, 2014

Desti
Press release

HERE
March 24, 2014

Mesaplexx Pty Ltd
Press release

Nokia Solutions and Networks

August 7, 2013

NSN
Press release
Press release

Nokia

November 21, 2012

earthmine inc.
Press release

Nokia

July 24, 2012

Scalado
Press release
Press release

Nokia

April 29, 2011

Wireless network infrastructure assets of Motorola Solutions
Press release

Nokia Siemens Networks

January 5, 2011

IRIS Telecom
Press release

Nokia Siemens Networks

September 1, 2010

Motally Inc.
Press release
Press release

Mobile Solutions

April 9, 2010

Novarra, Inc.
Press release
Press release

Services

April 9, 2010

MetaCarta Inc.
Press release

Services

September 28, 2009

Dopplr
Press release

Services

September 11, 2009

Plum
Press release

Services

August 5, 2009

cellity
Press release
Press release

Services

February 9, 2009

bit-side GmbH
Press release
Press release

Services

December 2, 2008

Symbian
Press release

Nokia Corporation

November 4, 2008

OZ Communications
Press release
Press release

Services & Software

July 15, 2008

PLAZES
Press release
Press release

Services & Software

July 10, 2008

NAVTEQ
Press release
Press release

Nokia Corporation

June 17, 2008

Trolltech
Press release
Press release

Devices

February 11, 2008

Apertio Ltd

Nokia Siemens Networks
January 7, 2008

Atrica Inc

Nokia Siemens Networks

December 4, 2007

Avvenu

Enterprise solutions

October 23, 2007

Vivento

Nokia Siemens Networks

October 8, 2007

Enpocket

Nokia Corporation

July 24, 2007

Twango

Multimedia

October 16, 2006

Loudeye Corp.

Multimedia

October 12, 2006

gate5 AG

Multimedia

June 30, 2006

LCC International's U.S. deployment business

Networks

February 10, 2006

Intellisync Corp.

Enterprise Solutions

October 18, 2004

Metrowerks Corporation

Nokia Corporation

November 3, 2003

Tahoe Networks

Nokia Networks

August 19, 2003

Sega.com Inc.

Nokia Mobile Phones

April 22, 2003

Eizel Technologies(TM)

Nokia Internet Communications

May 22, 2002

Redback Networks Inc.

Nokia Networks

July 25, 2001

Amber Networks Inc.

Nokia Networks

June 28, 2001

F5 Networks Inc.

Nokia Internet Communications

December 7, 2000

Ramp Networks Inc.

Nokia Internet Communications

October 20, 2000

NGI Industrial (NGI)

Nokia Mobile Phones

August 8, 2000

DiscoveryCom Inc.

Nokia Networks

February 1, 2000

Network Alchemy Inc.

Nokia Internet Communications

December 13, 1999

Security software business from TeamWARE Group

Nokia Wireless Network Solutions

October 22, 1999

Telekol Group

Nokia Internet Communications

September 2, 1999

Rooftop Communications Corp

Nokia Networks

June 30, 1999

Aircom International

Nokia Networks

May 14, 1999

R&D units from TeamWARE Group

Nokia Mobile Phones

February 18, 1999

InTalk Corp

Nokia Wireless Business Communications

February 16, 1999

Diamond Lane Communications

Nokia Networks

December 18, 1998

Vienna Systems Corp

Nokia Internet Communications

September 17, 1998

NE-Products Oy

Nokia Mobile Phones

August 20, 1998

User Interface Design

Nokia Communications Products

June 25, 1998

Matra Nortel Communications

Nokia Mobile Phones

December 9, 1997

Ipsilon Networks Inc

Nokia Networks

Divestments

During the past few years Nokia has been divesting businesses which have not been a critical component to our vision of the mobile world. This strategy has enabled Nokia to focus on shareholder value by concentrating on the core competencies and business areas where we see the most value added and best growth opportunities.

Date

Divestiture target

Nokia unit

July 29, 2020

DOCSIS Distributed Access Architecture and EPON/DPoE portfolios
Press release

Nokia

September 13, 2018

IP Video Business
Press release

Nokia

May 31, 2018

Nokia Digital Health
Press release

Nokia

December 4, 2015

HERE
Press release

Nokia

April 25, 2014

Devices & Services business
Press release

Nokia

May 6, 2013

Optical Networks & Services
Press release

Nokia Siemens Networks

March 30, 2013

Business Support Systems business
Press release

Nokia Siemens Networks

November 30, 2012

Microwave Transport business
Press release

Nokia Siemens Networks

October 12, 2012

Vertu
Press release
Press release

Nokia

October 2, 2012

IPTV assets
Press release

Nokia Siemens Networks

September 3, 2012

Former Motorola Solutions WiMAX business
Press release

Nokia Siemens Networks

May 7, 2012

Fixed Line Broadband Access business
Press release

Nokia Siemens Networks

March 7, 2012

Expedience
Press release

Nokia Siemens Networks

February 27, 2012

TETRA Nødnett
Press release  

Nokia Siemens Networks

November 30, 2010

Nokia's wireless modem business
Press release
Press release

Nokia Corporation

July 12, 2010

MetaCarta’s enterprise business
Press release

Nokia Corporation

December 1, 2009

Venyon
Press release

Nokia Corporation

October 16, 2009

Nokia's Symbian Professional Services
Press release
Press release

Nokia Corporation

April 14, 2009

Nokia's security appliance business
Press release
Press release

Services

June 16, 2008

Nokia's line fit automotive business
Press release
Press release

Devices

June 02, 2008

Nokia's Adaptation Software R&D entity
Press release

Nokia Corporation

May 16, 2008

Nokia's Identity Systems
Press release

Services & Software

November 5, 2007

3G chipset development

Nokia Corporation

March 18, 2005

Nextrom Holding

Nokia Corporation

September 5, 2005

Professional Mobile Radio business

Networks

March 18, 2005

Nextrom Holding

Nokia Corporation

August 30, 2001

Part of mobile core related R&D

Nokia Networks

March 13, 2001

Narrowband access products

Nokia Networks

June 13, 2000

Cabling and electromechanical units

Nokia Networks

January 17, 2000

Nokia Display Products' branded business

Nokia Display Products

January 10, 2000

Monitor manufacturing unit in Hungary

Nokia Display Products

November 1, 1999

SHD/DWDM business

Nokia Networks

October 1, 1999

Salcomp Oy

Nokia Communications Products

September 9, 1998

Mobile radios and printed circuit boards

Nokia Networks

August 7, 1998

LK-Products Oy

Nokia Mobile Phones

March 3, 1998

Autoliv Nokia AB

Nokia Industrial Electronics

December 23, 1997

Loudspeaker Operations

Nokia Industrial Electronics

February 7, 1997

Tuner Operations

Nokia Multimedia Network Terminals

July 17, 1996

Television production

Nokia General Communications Products

March 18, 1996

Cable Business / NKF Holding NV

Nokia Communications Products

NOTE: The information provided above represents the best available information at the time of posting and is not updated for subsequent events. In addition, some of the announced transactions may still at the time of disclosure and/or thereafter have been subject to certain conditions precedent, and stock price fluctuations or changes in the number of shares outstanding of the acquirer/acquiree after the time of disclosure or posting can have had an effect on realised ownership percentages, and/or purchase prices actually paid or received.