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Important events
Read about our important, strategic events from 1999 and up until today.
2020
  • Stern trawler Kongsfjord handed over from Vard Søviknes to Havfisk ASA
2019
  • Production of processed fish and ready-to-eat products starts in Stamsund
  • Official opening of new, highly modern factory in Hitra (Farming)
  • First release from new, large RAS facility for production of large smolt in Kjærelva, Fitjar. (Farming)
  • Opening of young trout facility in Bjørsvik, Alver (Farming)
  • Construction start for extension of RAS facility in Belsvik, Heim for production of large smolt (Farming)
  • Start-up of construction stage 3 for the RAS facility in Laksefjord in Finnmark (Farming)
2018
  • Stern trawler Nordtind handed over from Vard Søviknes to Havfisk ASA
  • Production started at new factory on Jøsnøya island, Hitra (Farming)
  • Leroy Processing Spain: New facilities opened in Valencia, Barcelona and Alicante (VAP, sales and distribution)
  • Reconstruction in Stamsund to increase production of ready-to-eat products (Wild Catch)
2017
  • Integration of white- fish in the value chain (Wild Catch)
  • Kjærelva, Fitjar (Farming): Construction start new production plant
  • Leroy Processing Spain: New facilities opened in Barcelona and Valencia (VAP, sales and distribution)
  • Rode VAPS&D: Construction start new industrial building in Urk, the Netherlands
  • Construction of new factory at Jøsnøya Island, Hitra (Farming)
2016
  • Capital supply
  • Acquisitions of 100% of the shares in Hav sk ASA (trawling operator) and Norway Seafoods Group AS (VAP, sales and distribution)
  • Rode Beheer BV: Acquisition of the remaining 49.9% of the shares (VAP, sales and distribution)
  • Official opening of new smolt facility with RAS technology in Laksefjord in Finnmark (Farming)
2015
  • Seistar Holding AS (shipping company involved in well boats): Acquisition of 50% of the shares in Seistar Holding AS
  • Lerøy Turkey (fish-cut): Shareholding increa- sed from 50% to 100% (former Alfarm Alarko Lerøy)
  • Norsk Oppdrettsservice AS (cleaner fish): Shareholding increa- sed from 34% to 51%
  • Senja Akvakultursenter AS (cleaner fish): Acquisition of 100% of the shares
  • Preline Fishfarming System AS (R&D): Owns 91% of the shares
2014
  • Villa Organic AS (Farming): Acquisition of 49,4 % of the shares
  • Fish-cut investment: Investments in new facilities in Norway, France, Spain and Denmark
  •  Villa Organic AS (farming): Demerged and Lerøy Aurora acquires eight new fish production licenses
2013
  • Villa Organic AS (farming): Acquisition of 49.4% of the shares (Farming)
  • Opening of world's largest RAS facility for smolt production in Belsvik. The facility, which produces up to 14 million fish every day, recycles more than 98% of water and is extremely energy-efficient
  • Extension of Lerøy Fossen's production localities in Hordaland and Lerøy Smøgen in Sweden (VAP, sales and distribution)
2012
  • Rode Beheer BV (VAP, sales and distribution): Shareholding increased to 50.1% in the Dutch seafood group
2011
  • Jokisen Evää OY (now Lerøy Finland): Acquisition of 68.0%
  • of the shares (VAP, sales and distribution)
  • Start-up of construction of new hatchery in Belsvik, Sør Trøndelag (Farming)
2010
  • Sjøtroll Havbruk AS (Farming): Acquisition of 50.71% of the shares
2009
  • Austevoll Seafood ASA reduces its ownership of LSG from 74.93% to 63.73%
2008
  • Austevoll Seafood ASA increases its ownership of LSG from 33.34% to 74.93%
2007
  • Lerøy Vest (Farming): Acquisition of 100% of the shares via a busi- ness combination
  • Capital supply
2006
  • Lerøy Hydrotech AS (Farming): Acquisition of 100% of the shares (currently consolidated in Lerøy Midt AS)
  • Capital supply
  • Lerøy Fossen AS (VAP, sales and distribution): Acquisition of 100% of the shares
  • Investment in whole salers (VAP, sales and distribution): Investments resulting in nationwide distribution of fresh fish
 
 
2005
  • Bulandet Fiskeindustri AS (VAP, sales and distribution): Corporate relationship established with acquisition of more than 50% of the shares.
  • Lerøy Alfheim (VAP, sales and distribution): Investment within wholesalers and distribution in Norway
  • Laksefjord AS (Farming): Acquisition of 100% of the shares
  • Lerøy Aurora AS (Farming): Acquisition of 100% of the shares
  • Capital supply
  • Alfarm Alarko Lerøy (Associate): Partnership with Alarko Holding in Turkey
2004
  • Lerøy Portugal (VAP, sales and distribution): Acquisition of 60% of shares (Portnor Lda)
2003
  • Capital supply
  • Lerøy Midnor AS (Farming): Acquisition of 100% of the shares (currently consolidated in Lerøy Midt AS)
2002
  • Lerøy Smøgen (VAP, sales and distribution): Investment in fish smoking company in Sweden
  • Listing on the Stock Exchange
  • Capital supply
2001
  • Lerøy Sverige (VAP, sales and distribution): Investment in distribution companies in Sweden
  • Scottish Sea Farms Ltd: Investment established via 50% shareholding in Norskott Havbruk AS
2000
  • Capital supply
1999
  • Lerøy Hydrotech (Farming): The Group’s first investment (associate) in salmon production