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April 18th, 2016

Acquiring Minds Wish To Know... NSSLGlobal Navigates To A Majority Ownership Of Marine Electronics Solutions

NSSLGlobal has acquired the majority shareholding in Marine Electronics Solutions Ltd. (trading as UK Electronic Solutions Ltd.), a specialist in installation, maintenance, supply and development of communications and navigation products and solutions for the maritime, government, offshore renewables and oil & gas sectors.

The further strengthening of the already existing long term strategic relationship will allow these companies to pool their engineering expertise to provide their respective customers with an enhanced global support, as well as a broader product and service offering for both existing and new customers.

Sally-Anne Ray, Group CEO of NSSLGlobal, said, “For NSSLGlobal, this is a logical next step in our long-lasting and well-proven partnership with UK Electronics Solutions. Besides increasing our service engineering capability with an additional team of highly skilled and customer focused system & service engineers NSSLGlobal will also further strengthen it service and support reach in UK, and the North Sea Region, which is strategically important for our activities in the UK, Germany and Denmark. In addition, UK Electronics Solutions have a number of interesting developments and value-adds that we see becoming an integral part of our future maritime and offshore offering.”

Paul Rutherford, the Managing Director of UK Electronics Solutions Ltd., said, “NSSLGlobal and UK Electronics Solutions have already enjoyed a strong cooperation on service, products and solution development, which with this deal will become even stronger and benefit both companies and our customers. We welcome being able to provide our customers with a broader and more competitive hardware, airtime and service offering through NSSLGlobal’s market leading solutions.

As part of this deal, Paul Rutherford will join the NSSLGlobal management team and and will continue to lead UK Electronics Solutions as well as taking an active role with NSSLGlobal’s UK based service engineering teams.