Aker Yards Eyes Bond Issue

Aker Yards ASA is considering to issue bonds in NOK (2 and 3 years respectively) of minimum NOK 200 million in each loan, one bond in EUR for 3.5 years of minimum EUR 25 million, in addition to an extension of AKY03 (Fixed rate bond with maturity in April 2013) with an amount that should not exceed the maximum of the outstanding loan limit (corresponding to NOK 120 million).

In connection with the issuance/extension the company is considering to buy back AKY02 and AKY01. The loans are for general purposes and refinancing of existing debt. SEB Merchant Banking and DnB NOR will act as Joint Lead Managers of the issuances.