Finland's Pöyry acquires 60% of shares of Brazilian forest-oriented consulting firm Silviconsult Engenharia

VANTAA, Finland , November 22, 2010 (press release) – Pöyry has acquired 60 per cent of the shares of Silviconsult Engenharia Ltda, a Brazilian forest-oriented consulting. The company's annual net sales are about EUR 1.7 million. The value of the acquisition is not disclosed.

Established in 1989, Silviconsult provides solutions for forest businesses and socioenvironmental management, and is a valuable addition to Pöyry's service offering. Silviconsult employs about 23 experts having its headquarters in the city of Curitiba, State of Paraná in Brazil.


Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability and responsible business. With quality and integrity at our core, we deliver best-in-class management consulting, total solutions and design and supervision. Our in-depth expertise extends to the fields of energy, industry, urban & mobility and water & environment. Pöyry has 7000 experts operating in about 50 countries, locally and globally. Pöyry's net sales in 2009 were EUR 674 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).

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