Aker ASA : Aker ASA: Holding of own shares

                  Aker ASA : Aker ASA: Holding of own shares

Reference is made to the stock exchange announcement published by Aker ASA on
15 January 2013 concerning the implementation of a merger between Aker
BioMarine ASA and Aker Seafoods Holding AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aker
ASA, where the consideration shares were to be delivered by Aker ASA.

Aker ASA has delivered 816860 shares from its own treasury stock holding as
consideration shares in the merger. As a result, Aker ASA owns 74821 own
shares, corresponding to 0.1 per cent of the share capital and votes in the
company.

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

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For further information, please contact:

Media:

Atle Kigen, Head of Corporate Communications

Phone: +47 24 13 00 08

Mobile: +47 907 84 878

Investors:

Marianne Stigset, Investor Relations Manager

Phone: +47 24 13 00 66

Mobile: +47 41 18 84 82



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

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