Aker BioMarine contemplates private placement and listing on Merkur Market
Aker BioMarine has over recent years invested significantly in additional capacity and building a fully integrated value chain, which now positions the company for strong further growth.
Aker ASA and Aker Capital AS announced that its subsidiary Aker BioMarine AS has engaged Arctic Securities AS, DNB Markets, a part of DNB Bank ASA, and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB to assist the company in a contemplated private placement of new shares in the company followed by a listing of its shares on Merkur Market. The company further intends to proceed with a listing on the Oslo Stock Exchange within Q1 2021.
Aker BioMarine has, over recent years, invested significantly in additional capacity and build a fully integrated value chain, which now positions the company for strong further growth. The company is positioned as the leader within krill harvesting and processing. Forty-one percent of the company’s revenues in 2019 originated from North America, 24% from Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), 23% from the Asia Pacific and 12% from the rest of the world. The company has invested significantly in building a fully integrated value chain from harvesting with its fleet of three harvest vessels to distributions to global brands, in addition to its new consumer brand currently being launched.