Staaker was acquired by Nordic Unmanned

Norway M&A 22 October 2019
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Staaker, an Oslo, Norway-based manufacturer of consumer drones, was acquired by Nordic Unmanned, also a Norway-based producer of umanned aerial systems.

The transaction has the financial specifics undisclosed and was made for equity, as the shareholders of Staaker Company AS have become shareholders in Nordic Unmanned AS. The deal will help consolidate Nordic Unmanned's efforts to become a leading drone supplier in Europe.

Staaker, founded in 2013, focuses on the consumer market as it built a drone that can track movements and film along the way in an activity via a "tracker" on the wrist. The first product was released in august 2017 - today Staaker's BG 100 drone is under two kilos, has a flying time of 30 minutes and can withstand winds up to storm strength, as well as temperatures down to 20 minus degrees.

Nordic Unmanned, led by CEO Knut Roar Wiig, is a technology company based in Sandnes delivering products and services based on unmanned systems and sensor technology, in air, at sea and on the ground. The company works with clients within the energy, maritime and governmental sectors in Europe including the Arctic.