29 January 2010 - Aker Solutions has entered into a contract with the construction company HENT to build a new combined office and hotel building at the K2 site at Fornebu. The building is planned with a total area of about 46 000 m² including underground and parking areas, of which 12 000 m² for the hotel. The building is planned to be completed in the first quarter of 2012 and Aker Solutions will be the tenant for the office building.
The contracting party is Fornebu Gate 2 A/S, which will be owned 93 % by Aker Solutions and 7 % by Arthur Buchardt Invest AS. This contract is the next step in the development of the K2 site that was acquired from SPDE in the fourth quarter of 2009.
The office building is an expansion to the existing headquarters to cover capacity needs from 2012.
For further information, please contact:
Media: Jannik Lindbæk, SVP Corporate Communications, Aker Solutions. Tel: +47 67 51 30 36, Mob: +47 977 55 622
Investor relations: Lasse Torkildsen, SVP Investor Relations, Aker Solutions. Tel: +47 67 51 30 39, Mob: +47 911 37 194
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Aker Solutions ASA, through its subsidiaries and affiliates ('Aker Solutions'), is a leading global provider of engineering and construction services, technology products and integrated solutions. Aker Solutions' business serves several industries, including oil & gas, refining & chemicals, mining & metals and power generation. The Aker Solutions group is organised in a number of separate legal entities. Aker Solutions is used as the common brand/trademark for most of these entities.
Aker Solutions' parent company is Aker Solutions ASA. Aker Solutions has aggregated annual revenues of approximately NOK 58 billion and has approximately 22 500 employees and 9 500 contract staff in about 30 countries.
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