11 Sep '13, 5pm

GL and DNV get merger nod: NORWAY: German classification firm GL Garrad Hassan has completed a merger with its...

GL and DNV get merger nod: NORWAY: German classification firm GL Garrad Hassan has completed a merger with its...

The new company, which will be operational from 12 September, will be named DNV GL Group and headed up by current DNV CEO Henrik O. Madsen. DNV will hold 63.5% of the new company with GL owner Mayfair holding 36.5%. The last hurdle was cleared when the competition authorities in South Korea, US, EU and China gave the merger the go ahead. The new company will provide certification and consultation services to the onshore and offshore wind industries. Testing, inspection and certification will be based in Arheim, Netherlands, renewables consultancy will be situated in Bristol, England, while the offshore project certification business will be headquartered in Hamberg, Germany. It will employ 17,000 employees across 300 sites in more than 100 countries. In 2012 the companies had combined revenues of EUR2.5 billion. "DNV GL will be uniquely positioned to offer a broader set of...

Full article: http://www.windpowermonthly.com/article/1211566/gl-dnv-me...

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