Registration of The Drilling Company of 1972 A/S and request for admission to trading on Nasdaq Copenhagen A/S
At the annual general meeting of A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S (“APMM”) held on 2 April 2019, it was resolved to complete the tax-exempt, partial demerger of APMM effected through a contribution of APMM’s holdings of shares in Maersk Drilling Holding A/S as well as certain other assets and liabilities to a newly incorporated Danish limited liability company and, thus, The Drilling Company of 1972 A/S (“Maersk Drilling”) was incorporated and has today been registered with the Danish Business Authority with company registration number (CVR number) 40404716.
Today, Maersk Drilling Holding A/S has published the Listing Document forming the basis for admission for trading and official listing on Nasdaq Copenhagen.
As announced on 7 February 2019, Maersk Drilling will today host a Capital Markets Day for institutional investors and financial analysts in Copenhagen, Denmark, starting at 09:00 CET.
Maersk Drilling Holding A/S [Maersk Drilling] has made the planned progress to ensure the company is ready for an independent listing on Nasdaq Copenhagen during 2019. The Board of Directors has been strengthened and a clear governance structure established. Maersk Drilling will release its first consolidated annual report as a standalone entity on February 7, 2019.
A.P. Moller – Maersk has decided to pursue a demerger via a separate listing
of Maersk Drilling on Nasdaq Copenhagen in 2019.