Boskalis acquires stake in FugroCompany News // November 10, 2014
Royal Boskalis Westminster has acquired a 14.8 per cent stake in Fugro NV.
Boskalis said it views Fugro as an interesting company with activities that fit very well with its own activities. Boskalis wants to enter into a dialogue with Fugro to explore possible options for cooperation. Boskalis stressed that it has no intention to make an offer for Fugro.
Peter Berdowski, CEO of Boskalis, said: ""Fugro is an attractive company with activities that fit together well with those of Boskalis. For many years, we have worked together on numerous projects throughout the world and there are strong similarities in the working environment and culture.
"We would like to speak and explore with the management of Fugro possibilities for cooperation. We support the recently realigned strategy of Fugro, and do not intend to make an offer."
This is an English translation of the Dutch press release. In the event of any disparity