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  • 27 November 2013

    Aker ASA has acquired 16,440,000 shares in Aker Solutions ASA at a price of NOK 115 per share. The shares were acquired after close of markets yesterday through an accelerated book-building process managed by ABG Sundal Collier Norge ASA and Arctic Securities ASA. Aker ASA now holds directly 16,440,000 shares (~6 per cent of the […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Aker ASA has engaged ABG Sundal Collier Norge ASA and Arctic Securities ASA (the “Managers”) to explore the opportunity to acquire approx. 16.5 million shares (~6 per cent of the share capital) in Aker Solutions ASA, but with the possibility for Aker ASA at its full discretion to increase or decrease the number of shares […]

  • 2 July 2006

    Martinus Brandal, former Executive Vice President of Aker ASA today assumes the role of President and CEO of Aker Kvaerner, succeeding Inge K. Hansen. Hansen joins Aker ASA as a consultant to the group’s management. “Taking over the helm of Aker Kvaerner from Inge Hansen is like taking over a ship that is right on […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Aker Solutions agreed today to lease a building in Fornebu for an initial 12 years, starting in 2016, to expand its office space capacity near Oslo. The property is under construction and will contain about 32,000 square meters of office and common-area space on completion. Aker Solutions already has long-term leases for two nearby office […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The corporate assembly of Norwegian E&P player Aker BP has re-elected two members to the company’s board of directors. Aker BP said on Thursday that the assembly, held on Wednesday, re-elected Anne Marie Cannon and Kjell Inge Røkke as board members with a term of office of up to two years. Among other duties, the […]

  • 10 October 2013

    Aker Solutions agreed today to lease a building in Fornebu for an initial 12 years, starting in 2016, to expand its office space capacity near Oslo. The property is under construction and will contain about 32,000 square meters of office and common-area space on completion. Aker Solutions already has long-term leases for two nearby office […]

  • 25 May 2005

    Aker ASA said it and Kvaerner ASA have started to collaborate on setting up Aker American Shipping ASA, a company that will own Kvaerner’s shipyard in Philadelphia and 10 product tankers. Aker added that following the company’s creation it will consider buying Kvaerner out of the venture if a planned stock exchange listing of Aker […]

  • 16 February 2007

    Aker American Shipping ASA (AKASA) reports that the bond loan of up to NOK 700 million has been closed at the maximum level of NOK 700 million. Aker ASA, the biggest shareholder of Aker American Shipping with a 53.17% ownership share, subscribed for an amount of NOK 200 million.

  • 24 March 2017

    Merger plans for the Norwegian offshore supply vessel trio, Solstad Offshore, Farstad Shipping and Deep Sea Supply, have been approved by the companies’ respective boards.  The merger that will create Solstad Farstad, a new OSV player in Norway with a fleet of 154 vessels, was first announced on February 6, 2017. Earlier in March, the companies […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Aker Solutions has agreed to lease a new office complex in Aberdeen for 20 years as part of an expansion in the UK. The facility is under development and will consist of three interconnected buildings in the Aberdeen International Business Park on Dyce Drive, the main route between Aberdeen’s city center and international airport. The […]

  • 11 June 2007

    Yrjö Julin (49) has been appointed President & CEO of Aker Yards. He succeeds Karl Erik Kjelstad who has served as Aker Yards CEO since January 2003. Kjelstad will leave Aker Yards to join the executive management team of Aker ASA.

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian oil exploration and development company, Det norske oljeselskap, has elected new members to the Board of Directors. Øyvind Eriksen is a new Chairman of the Board, and Trond Brandsrud a new member of the Board. Sverre Skogen has resigned from his duty as Chairman of the Board, and Jørgen C. Arentz Rostrup has at the […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Akastor ASA’s Board of Directors has appointed Kristian Røkke as its Chief Executive Officer. Røkke will succeed Frank O. Reite, who will take the position of Chief Financial Officer at Aker ASA. Kristian Røkke, who is currently Chairman of Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA (AKPS), and previously President & CEO of AKPS, will assume his new […]

  • 12 August 2014

    Aker Solutions agreed to lease a new office complex in Aberdeen for 20 years as part of an expansion in the UK.   The facility is under development and will consist of three interconnected buildings in the Aberdeen International Business Park on Dyce Drive, the main route between Aberdeen’s city center and international airport. The […]

  • 3 January 2006

    Alstom SA said Wednesday it will transfer control of its money-losing shipbuilding business to Norway’s Aker ASA, another step in the French industrial conglomerate’s attempt to turn its fortunes around.

  • 23 January 2008

    Aker Kvaerner transfers its Just Catch technology for CO2 capture to the company Aker Clean Carbon, which will focus on developing CO2 capture projects. Aker Kvaerner will own 30 percent of the shares in Aker Clean carbon, while Aker ASA will own 70 percent. Aker Kvaerner will also be responsible for supplying engineering and construction […]

  • 6 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      International oil service company Aker Solutions is establishing a specialised EPC company in order to further leverage the experience and expertise built up through field development projects over more than 40 years. Today, Aker Solutions announces that the new company, previously launched under the working title “Aker Contractors”, will take the name Kværner, thereby […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kristian Røkke, CEO of Akastor, has decided to take up the position of chief investment officer in Aker ASA, effective from January 1, 2018.

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Akastor’s board of directors has appointed Karl Erik Kjelstad as its chief executive officer effective January 01, 2018. Karl Erik Kjelstad has been EVP and investment director in Akastor since its establishment in 2014. He joined the Aker Group in 1998 and has held various executive positions throughout the Group, including EVP of Aker Solutions and […]

  • 2 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Offshore contractor, Ezra Holdings, has announced that Karl Erik Kjelstad resigned as a Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director of the Company. According to Ezra, Karl Erik Kjelstad decided to resign, with effect from 1 January 2015, due to a change in strategic investment position of Aker Solutions. Karl Erik Kjelstad is Investment Director at Akastor. Kjelstad […]

  • 24 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Aker Drilling ASA is contemplating the issue of up to NOK 1,500 million in a new senior, unsecured bond in the Norwegian bond market with maturity in February 2016. The proceeds will be used to refinance the outstanding bond issue AKD02 with ISIN NO001057171.4, repay existing subordinated loans to Aker ASA and for general corporate […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Aker Solutions has appointed Ole Martin Grimsrud as chief financial officer, effective August 1, 2019. He replaces Svein Oskar Stoknes, who is taking over as CFO of Aker ASA on the same day. Grimsrud joined Aker Solutions in 2012 as Vice President, Finance for the Subsea business. He has held several senior management positions in […]