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Valea is acquired by Rouse

December 2022

Rouse enhances its capabilities in Sweden through acquisition of leading IP firm Valea

The international intellectual property rights company Rouse International Ltd acquires Valea AB and strengthens its position in the area both in the Nordics and globally.

On behalf of the sellers, Censor has acted as project manager and financial advisor in connection with the transaction.



Valea AB

Valea is a full-service firm with cutting-edge knowledge in intellectual property law. The end customers are often international companies with operations in other countries. Valea, in its current form, was founded in 2004 in Gothenburg but its origins come from local patent offices that started their operations at the end of the 19th century. Valea has approximately 60 employees and a turnover of approximately SEK 125 million with good profitability.



Rouse International Ltd

Rouse is an international intellectual property firm. Rouse operates as a closely integrated network of more than 700 people working in 16 offices in 12 jurisdictions. As part of the Rouse Group, Valea's customers can gain access to new markets and improved IP capacity. They can also take advantage of the unparalleled expertise that Rouse offers in markets such as China, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa.