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BW Offshore acquires Ideol to become a global pure player in floating offshore wind technology

BW Offshore signed a share purchase agreement to become a strategic owner of Ideol S.A., a global pure player in floating offshore wind technology.

Ideol S.A. will become a wholly owned subsidiary of a new entity named BW Ideol, as a globally leading fully integrated developer of large-scale floating offshore wind projects. BW Ideol will have clear strategic targets; growth as a technology and EPC services provider, expanding and maturing a significant portfolio of development projects and becoming a long-term asset owner and operator.

Ideol’s competitive and proven floating wind technology is a key enabler to win upcoming projects, wile BW Offshore strengthens Ideol’s development and execution capabilities leveraging extensive track record from complex offshore industrialisation.

BW Ideol will be a robust company with a strong project portfolio and high growth prospects.

BW Offshore and Ideol S.A, represented by CEOs Marco Beenen and Paul de la Guérivière, presented the transaction and the future strategy of the new company to the market on 17 February 2021.