Reference is made to previous stock exchange announcements, the latest from 10 October 2022, relating to Aker ASA's ("Aker") indirect total return swap ("TRS") agreements with financial exposure to 22,155,088 underlying shares in AMSC ASA (“AMSC”), equal to 30.83 per cent of the share capital in AMSC. Aker, through its wholly owned subsidiary Aker Capital AS, has today terminated said agreements. Concurrently with the termination Aker Capital AS has entered into new TRS agreements with DNB Bank ASA ("DNB") and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB ("SEB") with financial exposure to 11,268,761 and 10,886,327 underlying shares in AMSC respectively. The expiry date of the new TRS agreements has been set to 6 December 2023. The swap prices for the contracts with DNB and SEB are NOK 48.2131 and NOK 48.2616 per share respectively.
In addition to the financial exposure provided by the abovementioned two swap agreements, Aker Capital AS also holds 13,701,416 shares in AMSC, equaling 19.07 per cent of the shares and votes of AMSC.
Please see attachment for more information regarding the transactions in accordance with Regulation EU 596/2014 article 19.
The information contained herein is subject to the disclosure requirements of section 4-2 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.