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AKVA group ASA: Information regarding development licenses

Atlantis Subsea Farming AS (the "Company") applied for 6 development licenses the 29th of January 2016. The Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries have informed the Company that the Company`s concept has progressed another step further in the process to get awarded development licenses. The Directorate will go ahead with processing the application limited to 2 licenses, but have rejected the application in terms of the other 4 permits applied for. The Company will consider whether to appeal the decision or not. The Company is owned with equal stakes by AKVA group ASA, Sinkaberg-Hansen AS og Egersund Net AS.

Dated: March 12(th), 2017

AKVA group ASA

Web: www.akvagroup.com


  Trude Olafsen            General Manager Atlantis Subsea Farming AS
  Phone:                          +47 51 77 85 00
  Mobile:                         +47 915 57 400
  E-mail:                           TOlafsen@akvagroup.com

  Hallvard Muri              Chief Executive Officer
  Phone:                          +47 51 77 85 00
  Mobile:                         +47 915 80 750
  E-mail:                           HMuri@akvagroup.com

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl
(Norwegian Securities Trading Act)

This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5 -12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

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Source: AKVA group ASA via GlobeNewswire