Norwegian share in Company: 100%Area of Business: Legal servicesPresentation of the Company:Wikborg, Rein & Co is one of the leading Norwegian law firms with approximately 145 lawyers at offices in Oslo, Bergen, London, Singapore and Kobe. During 2002, an additional office will be established in Shanghai.Taking over the activities of another Norwegian law firm, the Singapore office was established as a Wikborg, Rein & Co. office in 2000.Traditionally, the core activities at the office have been shipping/offshore and maritime law in a broad perspective and the office has established a broad experience within this area. This also includes various forms of average in South-East Asia, ship financing and sale and purchase of vessels on behalf of Norwegian and foreign clients. Its lawyers also assist in connection with mergers and acquisitions, and lately the office has been involved in a number of large Norwegian acquisitions in South-East Asia.Wikborg, Rein & Co. also provides services to a number of Norwegian companies in the region spanning a wide field of industries including oil & gas, high-tech, engineering and fisheries. In addition, the office assists Norwegian and Nordic companies in setting up offices in South-East Asia.

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