Røkke is CEO of Akastor ASA
Akastor ASA announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Kristian Røkke as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. 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), a leading U.S. commercial shipyard, and previously President & CEO of AKPS, will assume his new position in Akastor ASA on August 10, 2015. Aker ASA will propose to the nomination committee of Akastor ASA that Frank O.
Aker to Double Brazil Subsea Manufacturing Capability
Aker Solutions has laid the foundation stone of a new plant in Paraná that will double the company's subsea production capacity in Brazil. The plant in the city of São José dos Pinhais in the Paraná state in Brazil will be operational in 2015. It will replace Aker Solutions' current subsea manufacturing facility in Curitiba and double production capacity in the country. Aker Solutions' Executive Chairman Øyvind Eriksen and Luis Araujo, president and country manager of the company's Brazilian operations, today took part in a ceremony laying the foundation stone at the new site.
Aker Solutions Slow Out of the Blocks
"The slow start to 2013 is truly disappointing," says Øyvind Eriksen, Executive Chairman of Aker Solutions ASA. Aker Solutions decided to disclose preliminary information on its financial performance in the first three months of 2013 as the results so far considerably lag current consensus market estimates. Aker Solutions expects to report revenue of NOK 11.1 billion and earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of NOK 868 million for the first quarter of 2013.
Aker Solutions Report Solid, Not Spectacular Financial Progress
Aker Solutions ASA release fourth quarter and preliminary annual results 2012. Aker Solutions reported revenues of NOK 12.0 billion and earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation of NOK 1.2 billion in the fourth quarter of 2012. Based on the preliminary annual results, which show revenues of NOK 44.9 billion and EBITDA of NOK 4.7 billion, the Board of Directors proposes to pay a dividend of NOK 4.00 per share. "The performance in the fourth quarter can be described as solid, rather than spectacular.
Aker Solutions Extends Growth Ambitions
Aker Solutions announce it is on track to meet its 2015 growth targets, with growth to continue into at least 2017. The company made its announcement on its recent capital markets day, sayiing that in 2010, Aker Solutions set an ambitious target of doubling the size of the company by 2015. The company is on track to reach this target. Year-to-date revenues (Q3) are 32.2 per cent higher than in the first nine months of 2011. Now the company sees growth continuing beyond 2015. "Based on our record high order backlog of almost NOK 60 billion…
Aker Pulls the Plug on NPS Energy Acquisition
Aker Solutions has ended the process to acquire the Dubai-headquartered oil services company NPS Energy. Aker Solutions announced an agreement to buy the shares in NPS Energy on 21 May 2012. The agreement was conditional upon a series of parameters being fulfilled before the end of the closing period. The agreement stated that if the transaction had not closed by 20 November 2012, both parties had the right to terminate from 21 November 2012. Aker Solutions has today informed the seller of NPS Energy that it has terminated the agreement.
Aker Solutions Report Growth in All Segments
Aker Solutions ASA: Second quarter results 2012. Aker Solutions' operating revenues were NOK 11.9 billion in the second quarter and NOK 21.7 billion for the first six months of 2012. The latter is 33 per cent higher that the same period in 2011. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA), excluding non-recurring items, amounted to NOK 1 192 million with an adjusted margin of 10.0 per cent. Including non-recurring items, which includes a NOK 165 million gain related to sale of real estate, EBITDA for the quarter was at NOK 1 357 million.
Aker Solutions Maintains Bullish Outlook
Aker Solutions announced at the company's capital markets day that it is maintaining its ambition of 9-15 percent annual revenue growth for the period 2011-15 due to a favorable market outlook for the oil services industry. The company also maintains its ambitions of 3-4 percentage points EBITDA margin improvement by 2015. The target for organic revenue growth is 6-10 percent per annum. The order intake has been strong over the past year, increasing Aker Solutions' order backlog by 23 percent (end of Q3 2011 vs Q3 2010).
Aker Solutions Maintains Growth Ambition
Aker Solutions will today announce at the company's capital markets day that it is maintaining its ambition of 9-15 percent annual revenue growth for the period 2011-15 due to a favourable market outlook for the oil services industry. The company also maintains its ambitions of 3-4 percentage points EBITDA margin improvement by 2015. The target for organic revenue growth is 6-10 percent per annum. The order intake has been strong over the past year, increasing Aker Solutions' order backlog by 23 percent (end of Q3 2011 vs Q3 2010).
Aker Solutions Announces Strong Backlog
Aker Solutions' operating revenues in the second quarter of 2011 were NOK 7.8 billion. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation amounted to NOK 636 million. Order intake in the quarter was NOK 14.3 billion. "We have a strong order intake which reflects high tendering and activity levels across all business segments. In fact, our order backlog has increased 19 percent since the beginning of the year. This is in line with our long term growth plan. However, this…
Aker Solutions Q1 Results 2011
6 May 2011 - Aker Solutions' operating revenues in the first quarter of 2011 were NOK 12 billion, and earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation amounted to NOK 1.8 billion, including profit from asset sales and non-recurring items. "The streamlining of our business is nearly complete, and Kvaerner is scheduled to be listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange in July. Solid first quarter earnings and gains from strategic asset divestments have generated a NOK 1 billion net cash position.