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Norway’s Hydro in $3.2 billion deal for aluminum firm Sapa

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Category: Chemicals / Metals

Norwegian metals firm Norsk Hydro has agreed to take full ownership of aluminum products maker Sapa by buying a 50 percent stake from conglomerate Orkla, the companies said on Monday. The transaction values Sapa at 27 billion Norwegian crowns ($3.24 billion) on a debt-free basis. Hydro predicted it would see annual synergies of 200 million […]

Source: Reuters

Published: July 27, 2017


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GE closes Baker Hughes deal, becomes No. 2 oilfield service provider

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Category: Energy

General Electric Co on Monday completed its buyout of Baker Hughes Inc, merging it with its own oil and gas equipment and services operations to create the world’s second-largest oilfield service provider by revenue. The new company, to be called “Baker Hughes, a GE company,” will begin trading on Wednesday on the New York Stock […]

Source: Reuters

Published: July 27, 2017


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Unemployment Declines to Record Low Level in Norway

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Category: Financial / Investment

Unemployement rate in Norway has fallen to 2.6 percent in June, shows new figures from Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV). 71,500 people were registered as fully unemployed in June 2017. It is 9,500 fewer than in the same period of the previous year, according to NAV. – The positive trend we have seen in […]

Source: TNP.no

Published: July 27, 2017


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World’s Biggest Wealth Fund Refuses to Be Silenced

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Category: Energy

Investors are increasingly serious about their environmental, social and corporate governance duties, withholding investment from industries they deem to be damaging the planet or society and using their votes to steer companies onto better paths. But that only works if they have a say in the boardrooms of the companies they help to finance—a voice […]

Source: Bloomberg

Published: July 27, 2017


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Event Summary: An Interactive Panel Discussion with the FBI

Category: AmCham News

Hosted by law firm Selmer at their spectacular Tjuvholmen offices, AmCham business leaders and partners enjoyed an interactive session with three agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, discussing preventative security measures, corruption and corporate safeguarding. FBI Analyst Deni Popovski, Supervisory Special Agent Marcie Soligo, and Supervisory Special Agent George McEachern shared their vast experience […]

Source: AmCham

Published: July 27, 2017


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