Veidekke ASA: Veidekke to build new headquarters for Microsoft in Lyngby

Veidekkes subsidiary Hoffmann has been awarded the contract by Danica Ejendomme to build new headquarters for Microsoft in Lyngby outside Copenhagen. This will be a turnkey contract valued at DKK 450 million, excluding VAT. Microsoft wants to co-locate its Danish development and sales departments. The new headquarters will be built with low energy class 2020, and will comprise 18,000 m(2 )of offices and a 12,000 m(2) parking facility. "We are extremely proud of the confidence Danica Ejendomme and Microsoft have shown Hoffmann by awarding us this major contract. Development of the new headquarters started with close cooperation where we gathered all parties and all expertise. This is how we achieve the best results," says CEO Torben Bjørk Nielsen of Hoffmann A/S. For more information please contact: CEO Torben Bjørk Nielsen of Hoffmann, tel. +45 43 29 93 00, mobile +45 60 12 93 00, Helge Dieset, Communications Manager of Veidekke ASA, tel. +47 90 55 33 22, Veidekke is one of Scandinavia's leading contractors and property developers with a turnover of NOK 20 billion (2012) and 6,300 employees. Activities include building and construction projects, residential developments, asphalt plants, gravel and aggregates, and road services. Our values are professional, honest, enthusiastic and ground-breaking. Our goals for health, safety and the environment, HSE, have equal status with our financial goals. Veidekke is characterised by a strong corporate culture with employee involvement and co- ownership as important cornerstones. More than half of the employees are co- owners, holding around 20 per cent of the Group's shares between them. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and has always posted a profit since it was founded in 1936. This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. Illustration New Microsoft HQ: This announcement is distributed by GlobeNewswire on behalf of GlobeNewswire clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Veidekke ASA via GlobeNewswire [HUG#1756984]