AMEC plc (AMEC) and AMEC International Investments BV, AMEC's direct wholly-owned subsidiary, announce that the offer (the "Offer") to purchase all of the issued and to be issued registered shares (the "Foster Wheeler shares") of Foster Wheeler AG (Foster Wheeler) has been successfully completed. All conditions to the Offer have been satisfied.
AMEC is making the necessary filings today to change its name to Amec Foster Wheeler plc ("Amec Foster Wheeler"). Amec Foster Wheeler shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange and its ticker will change from "AMEC" to "AMFW" at the open of the UK market on Friday, 14 November. Amec Foster Wheeler American Depositary Shares ("ADSs") will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange today on a "when issued" basis under the ticker "AMFW".