Austevoll Seafood

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Austevoll Seafood ASA
HeadquartersStorebø, Norway

Austevoll Seafood ASA is a major Norwegian seafood company.[1]

Austevoll Seafood trades publicly on the Oslo Stock Exchange. The company is a majority owner of Norwegian seafood company Lerøy.[2] The company is a majority owner of Peruvian seafood company Austral.[3] In July 2010, Austevoll Seafood ASA bought Domstein ASA's shares, and became the largest shareholder. In June 2011, a merger between Austevoll Fisk AS and Norway Pelagic AS was completed to effectively integrate Austevoll's pelagic operations for human consumption, into Norway Pelagic, with compensation through a direct share placement.[4] In 2014, after several holding increase activities, Austevoll Seafood and Kvefi AS agreed to merge respective pelagic activities in Europe establishing seafood and feed company Pelagia.[5][6] Austevoll Seafood has operations in Storebø, the administrative centre and largest village in Austevoll municipality, Norway. Ole Rasmus Møgster built up Austevoll Seafood (which Ole Rasmus controlled, as a major owner and chairman of the board) with his brother Helge Møgster. They also built DOF ASA (which Helge controlled).[7] In 2008 the brothers were two of the three billionaires who were active in the Norwegian fishing industry. The third billionaire was Kjell Inge Røkke.[8]


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  3. ^ "Peru Stocks: Austral, Buenaventura, Candente, Credicorp, Maple - Busi…". Archived from the original on 23 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Completion of merger between Austevoll Fisk AS and Norway Pelagic AS". Norway Pelagic ASA. June 29, 2011.
  5. ^ "Pelagia: 52% of Norway's mackerel landings, 59% of herring". Undercurrent News. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  6. ^ "About | Pelagia". Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  7. ^ Spang, Einar; Bruaset, Ingvild (25 February 2010). "Ole Rasmus Møgster er død". Bergens Tidende.
  8. ^ "Ti fiskere tjente over 10 millioner kroner". Norwegian News Agency. 17 October 2008.