Results of subsequent offering
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Results of subsequent offering
Stavanger, 29 October 2009: Norwegian Energy Company ASA ("Noreco" or the "Company" - OSE:NOR): Reference is made to the prospectus dated 19 October 2009 regarding the subsequent offering of up to 7,100,000 new shares in Noreco at a subscription price of NOK 15 per share.
The subscription period in Noreco's subsequent offering expired on 27 October, 2009.
The offering was significantly oversubscribed. Based on the allocation principles described in the prospectus, the Company's Board of Directors has resolved to issue 5,164,829 new shares at NOK 15 per share, raising gross proceeds of NOK 77.5 million.
Allocation letters will be distributed on or about 30 October, 2009. Payment date is 3 November, 2009.
For further information, please contact:
Einar Gjelsvik, Vice President Strategy & Investor Relations, +47 992 83 856
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