Share Information

Major Shareholders

The list of top 20 shareholders in Aker Solutions ASA is updated once a week.

Dividends and Share Buybacks

Aker Solutions’ overall objective is to create long-term value for its owners in the form of an increase in the value of the company’s shares over time and/or dividend payments or share buybacks, or a combination of these.

Aker Solutions' dividend policy is based on an annual evaluation by the board of directors of the company’s financial position and re-investment opportunities based on strict principles for allocation of capital. The dividend policy supports the company in building financial robustness and maintaining a strong balance sheet with adequate liquidity reserves to handle future obligations as well as realizing objectives for strategic development and delivering of shareholder value.

Any dividend proposed by the board of directors will be presented to the annual general meeting for approval. An approved dividend distribution will normally be paid out to shareholders in the month following the general meeting.

Share Buybacks
The company’s annual general meeting on April 21, 2020 mandated the board of directors to purchase treasury shares (own shares), for certain defined purposes, up to an aggregate nominal value of NOK 29,380,794 (at the time 10 percent of the share capital). The board’s authorization to purchase treasury shares is valid for the period until the date of the annual general meeting in April 2021, however, in no circumstances beyond June 30, 2021. The number of treasury shares held by the company as per December 31, 2020 was 101,636.

Historical Cash Dividends Per Share

Year Earnings per share (NOK) Dividend per share (NOK) 
2020 (3.13) 01
2019 0.49 0.552

1Aker Solutions distributed non-cash dividends to its shareholders in August 2020, in the form of dividend shares in Aker Carbon Capture and Aker Offshore Wind. This dividend-in-kind implied that one share in Aker Solutions entitled the shareholders to receive one share in each company. Each shareholder received a value of NOK 5.05 per share in Aker Carbon Capture and a value of NOK 3.41 per share in Aker Offshore Wind. The value of the non-cash dividend distribution to shareholders was in total NOK 953 million, equal to NOK 3.17 per share at the time.

2Calculated to reflect the number of outstanding shares in Aker Solutions following the merger between Aker Solutions and Kvaerner. Kvaerner distributed a cash dividend of NOK 1.00 in April 2019, based on the company’s annual accounts for 2018.

Prospectuses and Other Regulatory Documents

Registrar and Auditor

Aker Solutions is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. If you have any questions regarding your shareholding in Aker Solutions, please contact our registrar:

DNB Bank ASA
Registrars department
PO Box 1600 Sentrum
0021 Oslo
Norway

Phone: +47 22 48 35 90
Fax: +47 22 48 11 71
www.dnb.no

Auditor:
KPMG
PO Box 7000 Majorstuen
Sørkedalsveien 6
0306 Oslo
Norway

Phone: +47 04063
www.kpmg.no

U.S. Shareholder Information

Download Form 8937 Report of Organizational Actions Affecting Basis of Securities

Analyst Coverage

Aker Solutions is followed by the analysts listed below. Please note that any opinions, estimates or forecasts regarding Aker Solutions' performance made by these analysts are theirs alone and do not represent opinions, forecasts or predictions of Aker Solutions ASA or its management.

Company Analyst Name Phone 
ABG Sundal Collier Haakon Amundsen +47 22016025
Arctic Securities Sveinung Alvestad +47 21013285
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Vladimir Sergievskii +44 2079961764
Barclays Mick Pickup +44 2031346695
Carnegie Chr. Frederik Lunde +47 22009379
Citi Michael J. Alsford +44 2079864426
Danske Bank Jørgen Lande +47 85407070
DNB Markets Martin Huseby Karlsen +47 24169193
Exane BNP Paribas Nick Konstantakis +44 2034308637
Fearnley Securities Øystein Vaagen +47 22936397
JP Morgan James A. Thompson +44 2071345942
Kepler Cheuvreux Magnus Olsvik +47 23139068
Pareto Securities Bård Rosef +47 24132156
Royal Bank of Canada Victoria McCulloch +44 1312224909
SEB Equities Kim André Uggedal +47 21008526
SpareBank 1 Markets Tommy Johannessen +47 24133618
UBS Amy Wong +44 2075681235

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