Billionaire Roekke Forces New Merger in Norway Oil Industry

  • Solstad to combine with Rem after Aker blocked restructuring
  • Roekke’s Aker looking for more deals to profit on oil collapse

Solstad Offshore ASA, a supply vessel company controlled by Kjell Inge Roekke, will merge with rival Rem Offshore ASA in the latest deal orchestrated by the Norwegian billionaire to take advantage of the collapse in crude prices.

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