Kongsberg Maritime agrees to buy Evotec AS

Kongsberg Maritime AS says it has reached an agreement in principle with the major shareholders in Evotec AS in regards to the acquisition of the company.

Offshore staff

KONGSBERG, Norway – Kongsberg Maritime AS says it has reached an agreement in principle with the major shareholders in Evotec AS in regards to the acquisition of the company.

Evotec AS develops and delivers marine technology handling systems to seismic, offshore supply and subsea markets. The company is located in the Herøy and Ulstein municipal in Norway, with about 50 employees.

"For Evotec AS, the acquisition enables us to continue our already established business strategy with focus on both local and international presence,” says Trond Myklebust, managing director of Evotec AS. “As part of Kongsberg Maritime, we will continue to focus on being the frontrunner in the development of new and innovative offshore handling systems solutions within our market segments."

07/07/2011

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