VINX Index Information 7/14: Anticipated adjustment of VINX Benchmark Index due to spin-off in Aker Solutions

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The following information is based on a press release from Aker Solutions. (AKSO, NO0010215684) published on April 30, 2014 and may be subject to change.

The board of Aker Solutions has proposed that the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM), held on August 18th 2014, approves a separation of Aker solutions into two separate companies. The two new companies will be named Akastor and Aker Solutions. Shareholders will get one (1) new Aker Solutions share for every one (1) share held in the existing company at the time of the separation. They will also keep their shares in the remaining business, which will be renamed Akastor at the time of the split. The ex-date is yet to be determined.

Provided that the EGM approves the proposal, NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group will act and adjust AKSO in accordance to the “Rules for the Construction and Maintenance of the VINX All-Share, Benchmark, Tradable and Sector Indexes”, version 2.1, rule 5.7.1.

Further information will follow when made available by the company.

For further information concerning this notice please contact NASDAQ OMX Index Operations, telephone + 46 8 405 6296, e-mail