DOF ASA News
Registered share capital increase
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Storeboe Norway, 7 November 2011
Reference is made to the stock exchange announcement from DOF ASA (DOF) of 1 November 2011.
The share capital increase pertaining to the repair offering by the company, resolved by the board of directors 14 October 2011 on the basis of the registered power of attorney given to the board at general meeting 26 May 2011, has now been registered in the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises.
DOF’s new share capital is NOK 222,102,696.00 divided by 111,051,348 shares with a nominal value of NOK 2 each.
The new shares issued in the repair offering will be registered on the respective subscribers’ VPS accounts and be registered on the Oslo Stock Exchange on or about 10 November 2011
For further information, please contact:
Mons S. Aase, CEO
Tel: + 47 91 66 10 12
Hilde Drønen, CFO
Tel: +47 91 66 10 09
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