AKASTOR ASA: First Day of Trading Exclusive of Rights to Consideration Shares in Aker Solutions Holding ASA ("New Aker Solutions")

The shares of Akastor ASA are from and including today, September 29, 2014, trading exclusive of rights to consideration shares in New Aker Solutions.

Following the completion of the demerger of the Aker Solutions group, Aker Solutions ASA has changed its name to Akastor ASA and is traded under the ticker AKA at Oslo Stock Exchange.

New Aker Solutions has simultaneously changed its name to Aker Solutions ASA, and will as of Monday September 29, 2014 trade under the AKSO ticker at Oslo Stock Exchange.


For further information, please contact:
Tore Langballe, Chief Communication Officer
Mob: +47 907 77 84
E-mail: tore.langballe@akastor.com

Akastor ASA is an oilfield services investment company with a flexible mandate for long-term value creation. The company exercises active ownership combining a range of strategic, operational and financial measures to develop and unlock the full value potential of its portfolio of companies. Akastor ASA employs approximately 7,400 people.

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to Section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Akastor ASA via Globenewswire