New CEO for TRIAX

Ken Cordes will lead the newly merged TRIAX A/S and Ikusi Multimedia.

Hornsyld, Denmark, 10 September 2021 – The board of directors has appointed Mr Ken Cordes to the position of CEO of TRIAX. He takes up his position on 20 September 2021.

Mr Cordes, an American native, has been based in Denmark since 2007 and has a strong executive background in technical industries, with a focus on converting customer needs and market trends into value-adding products and solutions for partners, customers and end-users.

Mr Cordes will lead the combined organisation formed following the merger between TRIAX and Klode Media, the former Multimedia business unit of Ikusi, whose shared vision is to be the preferred partner to professionals for connected products and online services.

Ramon Sotomayor, Chairman of TRIAX, says, “We’re delighted to welcome Ken to TRIAX. His proven track record in integrating businesses, people and cultures in changing market environments is superbly suited to leading our newly merged company into the future. His unrivalled experience, energy and enthusiasm will steer TRIAX to new success in achieving our strategic vision.”

Ken Cordes, incoming TRIAX CEO, says, “It’s a privilege to join TRIAX at the beginning of our exciting new journey. There are so many opportunities to strengthen our position as technological leaders, and a commendable emphasis on customer-focused values. I’m looking forward to nurturing a culture full of opportunities and possibilities, where all our employees, partners and customers are instrumental to our future success. I’m looking forward to getting started.”

Contact:

Thony Bruun Jensen, Head of Global Marketing, TRIAX A/S, tbje@triax.com +45 76 82 22 12

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TRIAX and Ikusi Multimedia merger approved

Merger of Danish company TRIAX and Spanish company Klode Media, the former Multimedia business unit of Ikusi, approved by European authorities

Hornsyld, Denmark and San Sebastián, Spain, 6 April 2021

We are delighted to announce that the merger of TRIAX A/S and Klode Media, the former Multimedia business unit of Ikusi, has been approved by European competition authorities.

“This is an exciting day for our two companies. As competitors we always had much in common; together now as one, our shared vision is to be our customers’ preferred partner for connected products and online services, standing at the forefront of the fast-growing B2B audio-visual and data solutions market.”
Alfredo Juarranz Bueno, Director of Klode Media, the former Multimedia business unit of Ikusi

For many years, we have shared a space in the market, alongside a common history, culture and values that emphasise quality, reliability and innovation.

Our shared vision is to be our customers’ preferred connectivity partner through cutting-edge technological leadership.

“We will advance our position as technological leaders in our field, with increased agility, market footprint, strengthened regional presence and greater relevance to customers.”
Peter Lyhne Uhrenholt, CEO of TRIAX

We will stand out by combining our complementary offerings, strong R&D foundation and, above all, customer-focused values to connect our clients to the future.

Together we aim to create game-changing new opportunities such as cloud-based digital platforms of connected products and online services, standing at the forefront of the fast-growing B2B audio-visual and data solutions market.

Our focus will be relentlessly dedicated to being our customers’ preferred partners – understanding their needs and concerns, growing and adapting with them, to earn a position of trust, reliability and expertise.

We will be outward reaching and forward looking, committed to connecting the future.

Business as usual

While merger activity gets underway, our daily business will continue as before.

Now and always, we remain committed each day to providing the best possible service and support to our customers.

All contact persons, service agreements and sales channels will remain the same for the foreseeable future.


TRIAX and Ikusi Multimedia
join forces in planned merger

TRIAX and Ikusi Multimedia
join forces in planned merger

Danish company TRIAX and Spanish company Ikusi Multimedia announce the planned merger of the two companies in an agreement between TRIAX owner Polaris Private Equity and Ikusi Multimedia owner Velatia Group.

With headquarters, production and R&D base in Hornsyld, Denmark, TRIAX A/S is a global supplier of products and solutions for the reception and distribution of video, audio and data signals. The company operates globally with 9 international sales subsidiaries and distributors in more than 60 countries.

Ikusi Multimedia, a business unit of Ikusi Electrónica, S.L., offers innovative, high technology solutions for the reception, processing and distribution of audio-visual digital content, focussing on providing high value-adding turnkey solutions to operators, installers, integrators and professional electronic equipment distributors. The company is headquartered in San Sebastián, Spain and operates primarily in Europe and Asia-Pacific.

With more than a century of combined experience, Ikusi Multimedia and TRIAX are brands renowned across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific for quality, reliability and technological innovation.

Together the companies will become even stronger, providing customers and partners with leading products and solutions as well as an increased market footprint and strengthened regional presence. This will increase the companies’ agility in the market in order to firmly and swiftly respond to customer needs.

Peter Lyhne Uhrenholt, CEO at TRIAX, said, “our shared vision is to be our customers’ preferred connectivity partner through cutting-edge technological leadership. We will combine our complementary solutions, strong R&D foundation and above all customer-focussed values to connect our clients to the future.”

Alfredo Juarranz Bueno, Director of Ikusi Multimedia, said, “this strategic alliance is a very important milestone in our strategy towards a customised digital platform of audio-visual solutions and services for B2B clients. By joining forces, we are dedicating ourselves to creating game-changing new opportunities at the forefront of the fast-growing B2B audio-visual and data solutions market.”

The CEO of the new merged company will be Peter Lyhne Uhrenholt and headquarters will be in Hornsyld, Denmark.

The 50/50 merger agreement is among other conditions subject to approval from the European competition authorities. Closing is expected in first quarter of 2021.

About Polaris
www.polarisequity.dk
Polaris is a Nordic private equity firm headquartered in Copenhagen, which invests in well-established medium sized companies in the Nordics. Since 1998, Polaris has raised 4 funds and obtained capital commitments of EUR 1.2bn. Polaris’ focus is to invest in companies with growth and development potential. To date, Polaris has invested in 43 companies and completed more than 70 add-on investments. After the sale of BabySam, Polaris owns 13 companies with total revenue of EUR +1bn and 5,000 employees.

About Velatia
www.velatia.com
Velatia is a family, industrial and technological group composed of companies that offer advanced technological solutions in line with the development of the smart city. Velatia are in the electric networks, helping with the deployment of smart grids. Velatia accompany our customers in their digital transformation process. And contributes also in sectors such as aeronautics, energy services, electromechanical engineering or concrete prefabricated houses.

 

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TRIAX becomes an official CANALPRO supplier for the hotel market

TRIAX becomes an official CANALPRO supplier for the hotel market

TRIAX is pleased to announce its partnership with CANAL+ in order to offer a complete TV package to hotels.

As of today, TRIAX becomes an official CANALPRO supplier for the hotel market. Associating the deep technical expertise of TRIAX installers and the quality and variety of CANAL+ packages, this partnership provides hotel managers with a complete solution allowing them to offer their guests the best TV content on the market.

CANALPRO offers

With TV channels such as CANAL+, CANAL+ Cinéma offering the most recent movies, and many sports channels such as CANAL+ Sport, beIN or RMC Sport, CANAL+ content packages appeal to anyone. For any queries regarding the distribution of this offer, please contact your installer or your local TRIAX sales representative.

The list is available online at: https://triax.com/fr-fr/contact/

TRIAX becomes an official CANALPRO supplier for the hotel market.

About TRIAX: TRIAX is a global supplier of reliable, innovative products and solutions for the reception and distribution of video, audio and data signals. Our Products are used in homes, businesses and operator networks by broadcasters, satellite, cable and telecom operators.
Our Solutions combine our hardware and software expertise to deliver value to hospitality and related markets, through a partner network of system integrators, large installers and operators. TRIAX’s headquarters, production and R&D base is in Denmark. With 9 international sales subsidiaries we operate in more than 60 distributor countries. The TRIAX team consists of 300 employees and is owned by Polaris Private Equity. See www.TRIAX.com for further info.

About CANAL+: The leading French audiovisual media group, the CANAL + Group is a leader in the publishing of pay and specialty channels as well as in the aggregation and distribution of pay-TV offerings. With its exclusive content, its many talents and its editorial expertise, the group is proud to be able to offer to its subscribers the best of programs like : Ultra-recent cinema exclusively with channels CANAL +, recent and essential series including his Créations Originales recognized worldwide (The Bureau des Légendes, Versailles, …), the CANAL + group also shares the emotion of the major sports competitions (Ligue 1, Top 14, Formula 1, D1, Premier League, etc.) and proposes the best sports channels. Learn more: https://www.canalpro.fr/