Subsea 7 S.A.
is a subsea engineering
and construction company
. Registered in Luxembourg
and with its headquarters in London
in the United Kingdom
, the firm assumed its current form in January 2011 when Acergy S.A.
acquired George Town, Cayman Islands
-based Subsea 7, Inc.
The largest shareholder of the company is Siem Industries
with around 20%.
The company was formed by the January 2011 combination of its two predecessor companies, Acergy S.A. and Subsea 7, Inc.
Acergy was founded in 1970 as Stolt Nielsen Seaway, a division of the Norwegian Stolt-Nielsen Group
offering divers for the exploration
of the North Sea
. After a series of acquisitions, including Comex Services
of France in 1992 and Houston
-based Ceanic Corporation in 1998, the company changed its name to Stolt Offshore in 2000. Five years later Stolt-Nielsen spun out
the company as an independent business listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange
. The firm renamed as Acergy in March 2006.
Subsea 7, Inc. was the result of a series of mergers between DSND
, Halliburton Subsea
, Subsea Offshore
over an extended period, with Rockwater and SubSea merging in 1999 to form Halliburton Subsea, and the resulting company merging with DSND in 2002 to form Subsea. The company was listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange
in August 2005 following its restructuring
the same year.
On June 21, 2010 it was announced that... Read More