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Oslo, 27 February 2013
Marine Harvest ASA is contemplating the issuance of unsecured bonds in the Norwegian bond market with maturity in March 2018.
The proceeds from the contemplated bond issue will be used to part-finance the acquisition of Morpol ASA and for general corporate purposes.
DNB Markets, Nordea Markets, Pareto Securities and Swedbank First Securities have been retained as Joint Lead Managers of the contemplated bond issue.
For further information, please contact:
Ivan Vindheim, CFO: +47 958 71 310
Henrik Heiberg, VP Finance & Treasury: +47 917 47 724
DNB Markets: Jan Krogh-Vennemo +47 24 16 90 15
Nordea Markets: Erich Normann +47 22 48 77 82
Pareto Securities: Christian Marius Opstad +47 24 13 21 26
Swedbank First Securities: Lars Nyhus +47 23 11 62 77
About Marine Harvest ASA
Marine Harvest ASA is one of the largest seafood companies in the world, and the world's largest producer of Atlantic salmon. The company employs 6 400 people, and is represented in 21 countries. In 2012 the company had a turnover of NOK 15.4 billion. Marine Harvest is listed on the Oslo stock exchange.
This press release does not constitute or form part of an offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities in the United States. The securities referred to herein may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration as provided in the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The Company does not intend to register any portion of the offering of the securities in the United States or to conduct a public offering of the securities in the United States. Copies of this announcement are not being made and may not be distributed or sent into the Australia, Canada, Japan or the United States.
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
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