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10 January 2019

Opus and VTV creating a strong platform for growth

Opus is continuing to grow and develop our business in Argentina, six months since acquiring Buenos Aires-based vehicle inspection businesses VTV Norte and VTV Metro.

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NEWS | 17 December 2018
17 December 2018
Why vehicle automation will increase the need for safety checks

Sophisticated safety testing will be needed to make sure that automated systems on vehicles are performing properly, says Opus CTO Tom Fournier in an article for CIO Applications magazine.

NEWS | 14 December 2018
14 December 2018
Opus remote sensing makes an impression on German TV

Opus’ EU representative Herbert Woopen has appeared on news channel n-tv talking about the potential for remote sensing to help implement clean air policies in German cities.

NEWS | 30 November 2018
30 November 2018
Autologic launches DrivePro in the U.S. and U.K.

DrivePro, the new all-makes diagnostic and programming service from Opus’ Intelligent Vehicle Support, has been launched to independent repair shops in the U.S. and U.K. – with excellent initial feedback.

NEWS | 14 November 2018
14 November 2018
Opus Bilprovning opens new station in Malmö

The company’s first inspection station in Malmö will open in January 2019.

NEWS | 13 November 2018
13 November 2018
Autologic Diagnostics, Inc. to open additional technical support center in southern California

To better serve the expanding customer base, Autologic Diagnostics, Inc. is excited to announce the opening of an additional technical support facility in Huntington Beach, California.

NEWS | 25 October 2018
25 October 2018
Why vehicle inspection should be mandatory

One in ten road traffic accidents in Mexico could be avoided if the country were to adopt compulsory, government-controlled vehicle inspections, said experts this week at a Mexican government event.

Press releases

14 January 2019 | 08:30 AM CET
Indiana emission contract extension awarded

The State of Indiana has awarded a new four-year contract to Opus subsidiary Envirotest in the U.S. for the management of the Clean Air Car Check vehicle emission testing program in Northwest Indiana.

04 January 2019 | 11:00 AM CET
Opus gives unconditional notice for early redemption of the outstanding bonds with ISIN SE0008374425

Today, Opus Group AB (publ) (“Opus”) has given an unconditional and irrevocable notice to the bondholders of its outstanding SEK 500 million senior unsecured bonds due in May 2021, ISIN SE0008374425, (the “Bonds”) that it has exercised its option for full early redemption of the Bonds.

15 November 2018 | 08:30 AM CET
Interim report (January - September 2018)

08 November 2018 | 08:30 AM CET
Invitation to presentation of Opus’ Q3 2018 report

Opus Group AB (publ) will release its report for the third quarter 2018 before the market opens on Thursday, November 15, 2018. CEO Lothar Geilen and CFO Linus Brandt will present the company’s results on the same day at 14:30 CET.

01 November 2018 | 08:30 AM CET
Nomination committee prior to the Annual General Meeting 2019

17 August 2018 | 08:30 AM CET
Interim report (January - June 2018)

10 August 2018 | 08:30 AM CET
Invitation to presentation of Opus’ Q2 2018 report

Opus Group AB (publ) will release its report for the second quarter 2018 before the market opens on Friday, August 17, 2018. CEO Lothar Geilen and CFO Linus Brandt will present the company’s results on the same day at 10:00 CET.

26 July 2018 | 08:30 AM CET
Publication of prospectus in connection with issue of corporate bond in Opus Group

Opus Group has prepared a prospectus in connection with the corporate bond of SEK 500 million with a framework amount of SEK 800 million that the company issued in May 2018.

29 May 2018 | 20:00 PM CET
Opus acquires two vehicle inspection companies in Argentina

Opus Group AB (publ) and its subsidiary Opus Inspection, Inc. (Opus) acquired 100% of the shares of two vehicle inspection companies, VTV Norte and VTV Metropolitana (VTV Metro), with concessions in the province and city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The total purchase price, on a cash and debt-free basis, amounts to approximately EUR 10.8 million (approximately SEK 111 million). The acquisition closed on May 29, 2018. 

28 May 2018 | 15:30 PM CET
Opus to redeem its senior unsecured floating rate bonds, 2013/2018, in advance of the final maturity date

On 20 November 2013, Opus Group AB (publ) (“Opus”) issued unsecured floating rate bonds of maximum SEK 500,000,000 with ISIN: SE0005556834 (the “November 2018 bonds”). Opus hereby gives irrevocable notice of the early redemption of all of the outstanding November 2018 bonds.

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