Polarcus – Successful placement of new bond issue

Reference is made to the announcement on 27 October 2011 regarding the launch of a new senior unsecured bond issue.

Polarcus Limited (OAX: PLCS) has successfully completed the NOK 230 million bond issue (the “Bond Issue”) due November 2014. The bonds will be issued with a coupon of 14.00% p.a., interests to be paid semi-annually, and the net proceeds from the Bond Issue will be used for partly refinancing of the bond for POLARCUS SAMUR and for general corporate purposes.

DnB NOR Markets, Pareto Securities and SEB Merchant Banking have acted as Joint Lead Managers of the Bond Issue.


Rolf Ronningen, CEO Polarcus, +971 4 436 0800 / +971 50 459 6982

Tom Henrik Sundby, CFO Polarcus, +971 4 436 0800 / +971 50 708 6480

About Polarcus

Polarcus (OAX: PLCS) is a pure play marine geophysical company with a pioneering environmental agenda, specializing in high-end towed streamer data acquisition from Pole to Pole. Polarcus operates a fleet of high performance 3D seismic vessels incorporating an innovative design and advanced maritime technologies for improved safety and efficiency. Polarcus offers contract seismic surveys and multi-client projects worldwide and employs over 500 professionals. The Company’s principal office is in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. For more information, visit www.polarcus.com

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)