Aker Solutions Updates Key Financial Information for the New Aker Solutions and Akastor

  • September 02, 2014
  • 08:00
  • Stock exchange release

September 2, 2014 - Aker Solutions is providing updated unaudited financial information for the two companies - the new Aker Solutions and Akastor - that will be formed following the split of the business at the end of September.

Previous pro forma financial information was disclosed in the information memorandum of July 11, 2014, and the second-quarter 2014 results published July 17 this year.

The updated financial information reflects a decision in August by the board of directors to transfer the Aker Geo AS business unit to Akastor instead of keeping it within the new Aker Solutions as previously announced. The figures have also been revised because of continued work to reflect the financial performance of the two new companies as accurately as possible. Financial information on Aker Geo is included in the real estate and other holdings reporting segment in the attached financial information on Akastor.

Stavanger-based Aker Geo has about 65 permanent employees including geologists, geophysicists and reservoir engineers. It provides geological and geophysical interpretation, petrophysics, reservoir modelling and simulation, production technology and operation and wellsite geology. The Aker Solutions board decided to transfer Aker Geo to Akastor based on an assessment that synergies with Aker Solutions were limited and that Akastor would be a better owner for the unit.
 
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For further information, please contact:
 
Media:
Bunny Nooryani, Chief Communications Officer, Aker Solutions. Tel: +47 67 59 42 71, Mob: +47 480 27 575, E-mail: bunny.nooryani@akersolutions.com
 
Investor relations:
David Phillips, Head of Industry & Investor Relations, Aker Solutions. Tel: +44 208 811 7111, Mob: +44 7788 338 887, E-mail: david.phillips@akersolutions.com
 
Lasse Torkildsen, SVP Investor Relations, Aker Solutions. Tel: +47 67 51 30 39, Mob: +47 911 37 194, E-mail: lasse.torkildsen@akersolutions.com
 
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Aker Solutions is a global provider of products, systems and services to the oil and gas industry. Our engineering, design and technology bring discoveries into production and maximize recovery from each petroleum field. We employ approximately 28,000 people in about 30 countries. Go to www.akersolutions.com for more information on our business, people and values.
 
This press release may include forward-looking information or statements and is subject to our disclaimer, see www.akersolutions.com.
 
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

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