Akastor, Mitsui, MOL Close JV Transaction
Akastor ASA (OSE: AKA) announced today that the Agreement with MITSUI & CO., LTD ("Mitsui"), and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. ("MOL"), to create a joint venture with 50/50 ownership between AKOFS Offshore AS ("AKOFS") and Mitsui/MOL has now been approved and concluded according to the terms and conditions described in the press release of September 20, 2016.
As a consequence, AKOFS will realize a cash gain of USD 66 million, and Akastor will realize an accounting gain of approximately USD 20 million. The accounting gain will be booked in Q4 2016.