Frøya, June 30, 2022
Reference is made to the stock market announcement of May 30, 2022 regarding SalMar ASA (“SalMar“or the”Company”) and Norway Royal Salmon ASA (“NRS“) having entered into a merger plan for the merger between SalMar as the acquiring entity and NRS as the transferring entity (the “Merger”).
An extraordinary general meeting of SalMar was held today, June 30, 2022. The extraordinary general meeting approved all items on the agenda, including the merger plan for the Merger and the increase in capital in connection with the Merger.
The minutes of the meeting are attached hereto and made available on the Company’s website www.salmar.no. The merger plan for the Merger is also available on the Company’s website.
For more information, please contact:
Linda Litlekalsøy Aase, CEO of SalMar
Tel: +47 900 74 413
Gunnar Nielsen, Chief Financial Officer
Tel: +47 960 97 005
Håkon Husby, Head of Investor Relations
Tel: +47 936 30 449
This information is subject to the disclosure requirements in accordance with Section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Act.
SalMar is one of the largest and most efficient salmon producers in the world. The Group has farms in central Norway, northern Norway and Iceland, as well as significant harvesting and secondary processing operations in Norway, at InnovaMar in Frøya, InnovaNor in Senja and Vikenco in Aukra . Additionally, the company operates in offshore aquaculture through the company SalMar Aker Ocean. SalMar also owns 50% of the shares of Scottish Sea Farms Ltd.
See www.salmar.no for more information about the company.
The release is not for publication or distribution, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in Australia, Canada, Japan, the United States (including its territories and possessions, any state of the United States and the District of Columbia) or any other jurisdiction where such publication or distribution would violate any applicable law or rule. This press release is an announcement issued in accordance with legal information requirements and is subject to the disclosure requirements in accordance with Section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Act. It is issued for informational purposes only and does not constitute a notice of a general meeting or a merger prospectus and, as such, does not constitute or form part of an offer to sell or buy, or a solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities, in the United States or in any other jurisdiction. The securities mentioned herein have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “US Securities Act”). Securities may only be offered or sold in the United States pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the US Securities Act. No copy of this announcement is made and may not be distributed or sent to Australia, Canada, Japan, the United States or any other jurisdiction where such distribution would violate applicable laws or regulations. Neither SalMar ASA nor Norway Royal Salmon ASA nor any of their advisers assumes any liability for any person’s breach of these restrictions. The distribution of this press release may, in certain jurisdictions, be restricted by law. Persons in possession of this authorization must inform themselves of and observe these restrictions. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of such jurisdiction.
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