DOF ASA has today entered into a share purchase agreement with FR Dolphin Lux
Holding S.á.r.l., owner of 51,131,358 shares in DOF Subsea AS, and Dolphin
Invest 2 AS, owner of 7,538,163 shares in DOF Subsea AS, both entities
controlled by US based fund First Reserve, for purchase of the aggregate
58,669,521 shares (the "Shares") held by these two companies. The purchase price
for the Shares, which comprise 35,057% of the total volume of shares of DOF
Subsea AS, is NOK 20 mill. The acquisition is closely associated with the
ongoing refinancing of DOF Subsea AS. Post acquisition, DOF ASA will be sole
shareholder of DOF Subsea AS.
For further information, please contact:
CEO Mons Aase, tel. +47 91 66 10 12
CFO Hilde Drønen, tel. +47 91 66 10 09
With a multi-national workforce of about 3,500 personnel, DOF ASA is an
international group of companies which owns and operates a fleet of modern
offshore/subsea vessels, and engineering capacity to service both the offshore
and subsea market. With over 35 years in the offshore business, the group has a
strong position in terms of experience, innovation, product range, technology
DOF's core businesses are vessel ownership, vessel management, project
management, engineering, vessel operations, survey, remote intervention and
diving operations primarily for the oil and gas sector. From PSV charter to
Subsea engineering, DOF offers a full spectrum of top quality offshore services
to facilitate an ever-growing and demanding industry.
The company's main operation centers and business units are located in Norway,
the UK, the USA, Singapore, Brazil, Argentina, Canada, Angola, and Australia.
DOF ASA is listed on the Oslo Exchange since 1997.