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Fugro to divest the majority of its Geoscience Division to CGGVeritas for EUR 1.2 billion

Fugro N.V. (Euronext N.V.: FUR) and CGGVeritas (Euronext Paris: GA) announced today that they have signed an agreement under which CGGVeritas will acquire Fugro’s Geoscience division, excluding the multi client library and Ocean Bottom Nodes business, for a total cash consideration of EUR 1.2 billion.

24 Sep 2012  
Leidschendam, The Netherlands

  • Controlling (60%) stake by Fugro in new Seabed Geophysics joint venture with CGGVeritas
  • Fugro continues to own multi client library, staff transfers to CGGVeritas
  • Global strategic partnership between Fugro and CGGVeritas
  • All-cash transaction with closing expected towards year-end 2012
  • Transfer of approximately 2,500 Fugro employees to CGGVeritas
  • Divestment consistent with strategic objectives

Read the full Press Release in the pdf below.


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Serge van de Ven

+31 (0) 70 31 11129


Catrien van Buttingha Wichers

+31 (0) 70 31 15335


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