Industrial Holdings

Aker’s industrial holdings totalled NOK 45.6 billion at the end of 2018. This equates to 89 per cent of the total asset value of Aker ASA and holding companies.

The industrial holdings portfolio comprises the investments in Aker BP, Aker Solutions, Akastor, Kvaerner, Ocean Yield and Aker BioMarine. Aker has a long-term investment horizon for these companies. From 2019, Aker Energy and Cognite are included in the portfolio of industrial investments.

Aker is actively involved in the development of its six industrial portfolio companies, cooperating closely with each company’s board and management. Every investment is monitored by Aker’s management with the support of a dedicated investment team. Aker also has representatives on the various company boards.

Akers total ownership
Aker BP is a fully-fledged exploration and production company. Measured in terms of production, Aker BP is one of Europe’s leading independent listed oil companies.
Aker Solutions is a global oil service company that delivers technologies, products and solutions in the Subsea and Field Design segments, as well as offshore maintenance, modification and operational (MMO) services.
Akastor is an oil service investment company with a portfolio of companies. It has a flexible mandate to engage in active ownership and long-term value creation.
Kvaerner is a specialist provider of engineering, procurement and fabrication services for the offshore oil and gas industry.
Ocean Yield charters ships on long-term contracts, a strategy which o ers predictability with respect to future earnings and dividend capacity.
Aker BioMarine is an integrated biotechnology company that develops, markets and sells krill-based ingredients for the consumer, salmon-feed and animalfeed markets.
Aker Energy is an exploration and production company based in Ghana.
Cognite is a software and digitalization company. The company has taken on an active role in the digitalization of the oil and gas industry.