Aker ASA: Disclosure of large shareholding
Aker ASA has on 19 August 2015 acquired 6 000 000 shares in Akastor ASA at NOK 10.60 per share. Following this acquisition, Aker ASA holds directly 23 331 762 of the issued shares and voting rights (~8.5 per cent of the share capital) in Akastor ASA.
Aker ASA also owns 70 per cent of the shares in Aker Kvaerner Holding AS, which in turn owns 110 333 615 shares, representing 40.3 per cent of the outstanding shares in Akastor ASA.
The President and Chief Executive Officer of Aker ASA, Øyvind Eriksen, is the Chairman of the Board of Akastor ASA. The Chairman of the Board of Aker ASA, Kjell Inge Røkke, is a board member of Akastor ASA.
For further information, please contact:
Marianne Stigset, Head of Investor Relations
Phone: +47 24 13 00 66
Mobile: +47 41 18 84 82
Atle Kigen, Head of Corporate Communications
Phone: +47 24 13 00 08
Mobile: +47 907 84 878
This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.