2013-02-11 14:57:07 -
Hamilton, Bermuda, February 11, 2013 - Seadrill Limited ("Seadrill", OSE:SDRL)
has today been allocated 82,003,000 shares in the private placement of Archer
Limited (the "Company", OSE: ARCHER). The shares were acquired at price US$1.20
per share. Furthermore, Seadrill will receive 2,811,793 shares in Archer as
compensation for underwriting parts of the private placement. Following this
purchase and the receipt of the underwriting commission, Seadrill will be the
owner of 231,053,239 shares in the Company, corresponding to 39.9% of the total
number of outstanding shares in the Company.
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
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