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HSL Mobile to be acquired by LINK Mobility Group AS

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Edinburgh, Scotland, UK – November, 28th, 2018 Hay Systems Ltd (“HSL Mobile”), a leading provider of SMS mobile messaging services, have today announced that an agreement has been reached with LINK Mobility Group AS (“LINK”) for the acquisition of the company.

Having been established in 1999, HSL Mobile have built a strong reputation within the industry providing highly reliable mobile messaging services to organisations throughout the UK and to the rest of the world. HSL Mobile prides itself on the reliability and support offered to customers through their existing services and solutions and this acquisition will allow the company to go from strength to strength, taking advantage of the experience and knowledge that LINK have.

The acquisition by LINK will allow HSL Mobile to grow their position within the UK and allow customers to benefit from new solutions and services. Day-to-day business will continue as usual and customers can expect to receive the same high levels of technical and customer support that they have become used to. HSL Mobile is looking forward to working with customers to allow them to benefit from added value and the strengthened portfolio of service that the acquisition by LINK will offer.

Both HSL Mobile and LINK place a strong emphasis on providing technically rich mobile services, which customers can depend on. Lynne Prowse, Managing Director of HSL Mobile said: “We are delighted to be joining LINK Mobility Group AS and I am very excited for the next phase of HSL Mobile. This is a great opportunity for us to grow our company, whilst also allowing us to continue to provide the high levels of service that our customers have become used to. The new solutions and services that we will be able to offer will allow us to better serve the UK market going forward and we are looking forward to the exciting new chapter ahead.”

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Lynne Prowse, Managing Director
HSL Mobile
Lynne.prowse@hslmobile.com
+44(0) 1506 605260

About HSL Mobile
HSL Mobile is a global provider of mobile communication services to enterprises. Having been founded in 1999 in Edinburgh, Scotland, the company continues to deliver excellence, reliability and innovation in its services, enabling customers such as DHL, John Lewis, NHS and Save the Children to employ them in business-critical applications. As a mobile operator in the UK we have invested heavily in our mobile communications infrastructure. We operate our own SS7 Short Message Service Centres (SMSCs) which are used in conjunction with direct and indirect connections to mobile networks for the delivery of messages. Our core messaging infrastructure is located over multiple datacentre sites in the EU and is capable of handling millions of messages per day.

About LINK Mobility Group AS
LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe's leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors, creating valuable digital convergence between businesses and customers, platforms and users. The Group is headquartered in Oslo/Norway and is owned by Abry Partners, located in Boston, US. LINK Mobility continues to experience strong organic growth as clients move more business activities onto the mobile platforms. In 2017, LINK Mobility had a total turnover of 1,294 billion NOK with offices in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Bulgaria, Germany, Spain, Poland, France, Switzerland, Austria and Italy.