Reference is made to the notification sent on 9 November 2010 regarding apotential new bond issue by Aker ASA. The senior unsecured bond issue of NOK1,000 million with expected maturity date on 23 November 2015 has now beensuccessfully completed. The offering was oversubscribed.
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Aker ASA is contemplating to issue up to NOK 1,000 million in a new senior,unsecured bond in the Norwegian bond market with maturity in November 2015. Thenet proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes.
Aker ASA's net asset value (NAV) was NOK 19 billion or NOK 262.80 per share atthe close of the third quarter of 2010, up 2.9 percent from the second quarter.In the third quarter, Aker continued the efforts to further develop itsportfolio of operating companies.
The shares in Aker ASA will be traded ex dividend NOK 8 as from today, 9 April 2010.
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)
The shares in Aker ASA will be traded ex dividend NOK 8 as from today, 9 April2010.
Aker ASA has today on 8 April 2010 held its Annual General Meeting. Allproposals to the AGM were approved.
Aker Drilling ASA is contemplating to issue a new bond loan with 3 yearsmaturity. The purpose of the loan is refinancing of existing convertible bondissue maturing in October 2010 and for general corporate purposes.
Enclosed please find recommendations from Aker ASA's Nomination committee inconnection with the company's Annual General Meeting on 8 April 2010.
The shareholders in Aker ASA are invited to attend the annual general meeting tobe held on Thursday 8 April 2010 at 10.00 hrs at Felix Conference Centre,Bryggetorget 3, Aker Brygge, Oslo, Norway.
Issuers of listed transferable securities are required to provide Oslo StockExchange with an annual statement of information made available to the public,cf the Stock Exchange Regulations, section 5-2 fifth paragraph. Attached is anannual overview for Aker ASA for the period 11 March 2009 - 8 March 2010.
Aker's net asset value (NAV) amounted to NOK 19.5 billion at year-end 2009, upNOK 1 billion from 31 December 2008. NAV expresses the underlying value of AkerASA and companies in its holding company structure. NAV amounted to NOK 269 perAker ASA share at year-end 2009.
Aker ASA releases the 4(th) quarter results for 2009 on Thursday 25 February. Apresentation will be given at Felix Konferansesenter, Aker Brygge. Thepresentation starts at 09:00 a.m. CET.
4th quarter results 2009 / preliminary annual result 2009: 25 February 2010Annual General Meeting: 8 April1st quarter results 2010: 7 May2nd quarter results 2010: 13 August3rd quarter results 2010: 4 November
Following a renewed review of the June 2007 shareholder agreement, the owners ofAker Holding AS have agreed on supplementary terms that detail how transactionswith closely related parties are to be handled in the future. The supplementaryagreement will be signed today.
During the weekend, Aker Spitsbergen left Norway's Klosterfjorden inSunnhordland community, for field deployment in the Norwegian Sea. The advanceddrilling rig arrived on site Monday morning, ready for drilling and welloperations at the Halten Nordland region, where Statoil is the operator.
In a letter to Aker, Ghana's Minister of Energy asserts that the company'soffshore exploration and development license in Ghana is invalid. Aker does notsee any foundation for such an assertion.
Energiministeren i Ghana hevder i et brev til Aker at selskapetspetroleumslisens i landet er ugyldig. Aker stiller seg uforstående til en slikpåstand.