Frøya, 30 June 2022
Reference is made to the stock exchange announcement 30 May 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 acquiring entity and NRS as the transferring entity (the “Merger”).
An extraordinary general meeting of SalMar was held today on 30 June 2022. The extraordinary general meeting approved all items on the agenda, including the merger plan for the Merger and the share capital increase in connection with the Merger.
Minutes of the meeting is attached hereto and made available on the Company's website www.salmar.no. The merger plan for the Merger is also available at the Company’s website.
For further information, please contact:
Linda Litlekalsøy Aase, CEO SalMar
Tel: +47 900 74 413
Gunnar Nielsen, CFO
Tel: +47 960 97 005
Håkon Husby, Head of Investor Relations
Tel: +47 936 30 449
This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
SalMar is one of the world's largest and most efficient producers of salmon. The Group has farming operations in Central Norway, Northern Norway and Iceland, as well as substantial harvesting and secondary processing operations in Norway, at InnovaMar in Frøya, InnovaNor in Senja and Vikenco in Aukra. In addition, the company is operating within offshore aquaculture through the company SalMar Aker Ocean. SalMar also owns 50% of the shares in Scottish Sea Farms Ltd.
See www.salmar.no for more information about the company.
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