[London, ENGLAND] European e-business enabler has acquired
Virus112.com A/S, a Danish virus detection company, in a
shares and performance warrants deal.
Euro909.com’s offer of 1.1 million ordinary shares and up
to 1.1 million performance-based warrants has been accepted
by the Danish company, which was founded as recently as
Virus112.com provides businesses with 24-hour virus
surveillance and technical support, including Internet
scanning with its early warning system. If any client
is under threat it sends e-mail, fax and text messages
so that the company can take evasive action.
In just a few months, Virus112.com has built up an impressive
list of clients, and currently has more than 600 customers
including PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Tele Danmark Internet,
The Danish Stock Exchange and several Danish government
Brian Mertz Pedersen, chief executive, Virus112.com, said
that becoming part of euro909.com would greatly accelerate
his company’s ability to market its digital security service
to a pan-European audience.
“From our experience, the majority of European companies do
not have the time nor the resources to adequately handle the
threat of new viruses, and as a result have lost billions
of dollars. By leveraging euro909.com’s expansive customer-base
throughout Europe, we feel the market potential for our service
is wide open,” said Pedersen.
Jesper Helbrandt, chief operating officer, euro909.com,
said that the value of Virus112.com’s solutions should be
quite evident to clients, especially after witnessing the
worldwide impact of the “I Love You” virus.
Euro909.com now operates in Denmark, England, France,
Germany, Norway, and Sweden. It offers clients complete
e-business solutions, including Web site design and hosting;
Internet access; together with print, online, and broadcast media