Aker is celebrating its 175 year anniversary. Its history is filled with ups and downs. It's a story of never giving up.
14 September 2016 - Aker ASA's Head of Investor Relations Marianne Stigset held the following presentation at the Pareto Securities Oil and Offshore conference in Oslo today.
Aker ASA (Aker) traces it roots back to 1841, to a smithy with industrial ambitions on the banks of the Akerselva river in Christiania (Oslo). For the past 175 years, Aker has led the development of internationally focused, knowledge-based industry in Norway.
Solstad Offshore ASA (‘Solstad’) has together with Aker ASA (‘Aker’), and with indicative support from its lending banks and bondholders, developed a financing plan to strengthen Solstad’s balance sheet.
Aker Capital AS and Aker Capital II AS ("Aker"), two wholly-owned subsidiaries of Aker ASA, have today entered into an agreement with Lerøy Seafood Group ASA ("Lerøy") to sell Aker's 63.21 per cent ownership stake in Havfisk ASA ("Havfisk") for NOK 36.50 per share and Aker's 73.63 per cent ownership stake in Norway Seafoods Group AS ("Norway Seafoods") for NOK 1.0 per share. Havfisk Chairman and Aker Chief Financial Officer Frank O. Reite has also agreed to sell his 1 026 632 shares in Havfisk for NOK 36.50 per share. Reite holds his shares through the company Fausken Invest AS.
Norway Royal Salmon ASA (NRS) and Aker ASA (Aker) today submitted a joint application for development licenses for the farming of salmon. Together, the companies have developed a new offshore aquaculture farming concept that facilitates sustainable growth in areas that the aquaculture technology thus far has not been able to exploit