Stock exchange releases
September 13, 2021
Aker ASA: Aker tenders its shares in Ocean Yield ASA in a recommended voluntary cash offer by Octopus Bidco, sponsored by KKR
Ocean Yield ASA (“Ocean Yield”) and Octopus Bidco AS (currently under name change from WR Start Up 418 AS) (“Octopus Bidco”), a company indirectly wholly owned by funds advised by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. and its affiliates (“KKR”), announced today that an agreement has been reached for the launch by Octopus Bidco of a recommended voluntary offer (the “Offer”) for all outstanding shares in Ocean Yield for a cash consideration of NOK 41.00 per share, (subject to certain possible adjustments as described in their joint announcement). The independent directors of the board of directors of Ocean Yield recommend the Offer.
August 26, 2021
Aker ASA: Enters partnership with SalMar to create world leading offshore farming operations
Aker ASA (“Aker”) announced today that it has entered a strategic partnership with SalMar ASA (“SalMar”) to establish a global offshore aquaculture company. The new joint company, SalMar Aker Ocean AS (“SalMar Aker Ocean”), will operate within offshore fish farming, including offshore and semi-offshore, combining Aker and SalMar’s industry experience, leading competence in salmon production, software, and cleantech to create the world’s most reliable and intelligent offshore farming operations with the highest requirements for fish welfare and a zero-emissions value chain ambition.
July 16, 2021
Aker ASA: Second Quarter and Half-Year Results 2021 – Record-High Net Asset Value of NOK 66.9 billion
The Net Asset Value (NAV) of Aker ASA and holding companies (“Aker”) increased by NOK 5.6 billion in the second quarter 2021, including dividend paid. At the end of the second quarter, the NAV was NOK 66.9 billion, the highest NAV on record for the company. For the first half of the year, the NAV increased by NOK 14.4 billion,
July 5, 2021
Aker ASA: Invitation to Presentation of Q2 2021 Results
Aker ASA will publish its financial results for the second quarter of 2021 on Friday July 16, 2021, at 07:00 CEST. The company will host a webcast presentation of the results the same day at 09:00 CEST.
June 10, 2021
Aker ASA: Signs Agreement to Acquire Prototech AS
Aker ASA announced today that Aker Capital (collectively referred to as “Aker”) has acquired the Norwegian technology and research and development (R&D) company Prototech AS (“Prototech”). The acquisition provides access to a portfolio of industrial technology solutions and R&D capabilities that underpin Aker’s strategic development in the energy transition.
June 3, 2021
Aker ASA: Cognite closes financing round with TCV
Reference is made to the announcement made on 19 May 2021 that Cognite raised USD 150 million in a Series B investment by TCV, a leading technology-focused growth equity firm. Aker announces that the transaction has been finalized and closed, in accordance with previously communicated terms. The USD 150 million Series B investment raises Cognite’s valuation to USD 1.6 billion,
May 27, 2021
Aker ASA: 2021 Employee Share Purchase Program
Aker ASA ("Aker") has today carried out its employee share purchase program for the year. Participants in the share purchase program were offered a discount of 20 per cent on the closing share price as of 27 May 2021. Hence, each participant paid NOK 512.80 per share. All shares will be locked in for a period of three years from
May 19, 2021
Aker ASA: Cognite Announces USD 150 Million Investment by TCV
Aker ASA (“Aker”) today announced that Cognite has raised USD 150 million in a Series B investment by TCV, a leading technology-focused growth equity firm. The new funding round will allow Cognite to accelerate growth initiatives, including product development and international expansion. The investment round values Cognite at USD 1.6 billion, marking one of the largest private founding rounds for a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company in Europe.
May 7, 2021
Aker ASA: First Quarter 2021 Results – Net Asset Value of NOK 62.2 billion
The Net Asset Value (“NAV”) for Aker ASA and holding companies (“Aker”) ended at NOK 62.2 billion in the first quarter of 2021, a NOK 8.9 billion, or 17 per cent, increase from year-end 2020. The results, mainly driven by value increases in Aker BP and Aker Horizons, position Aker for continued long-term growth across industries.
April 29, 2021
Aker ASA: Ex-dividend NOK 11.75 today
The shares in Aker ASA will be traded ex-dividend NOK 11.75 as from today, 29 April 2021. -ENDS- This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
April 28, 2021
Aker ASA: Minutes from Annual General Meeting 2021
The Annual General Meeting of Aker ASA was held on Wednesday 28 April 2021 at Aker’s headquarters at Oksenøyveien 10, Norway. All proposals on the agenda were adopted, cf. the notice of the Annual General Meeting that was published on Oslo Stock Exchange on 6 April 2021. It was resolved to distribute a dividend of NOK 11.75 per share for
April 22, 2021
Aker ASA: Invitation to Presentation of First Quarter 2021 Results
Aker ASA will publish its Q1 2021 report on Friday May 7, 2021, at 07:00 CEST, and will host a webcast presentation at 09:00 CEST. Aker ASA Q1 2021 results presentation: Date: Friday May 7, 2021 Time: 09:00 a.m. CEST Format: Live webcast and audio conference Language: English To join the webcast: The webcast can be followed via: https://channel.royalcast.com/hegnarmedia/#!/hegnarmedia/20210507_3 To join the audio conference: Please join
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