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DNV Acquires European Rating Agency

Published: Monday, January 3, 2005 - 23:00

DNV Certification recently acquired CoreRatings, a leading European corporate responsibility rating agency. The acquisition recognizes the need for companies to provide more transparent and reliable information for investors. The combined expertise of DNV and CoreRatings will allow DNV to provide clients with a full range of services related to corporate responsibility and governance.

“CoreRatings and DNV are ideally suited to meet the demand of the market for independent assessment and verification of companies’ intangible assets,” says Henrik Madsen, DNV Certification’s chief operating officer.

“There are exciting synergies in this relationship,” says Anne-Maree O’Connor, CoreRatings managing director. “CoreRating’s analysis and DNV’s expertise neatly fills the knowledge gap between companies and their investors when linking management performance and intangible value to shareholder value.”

For more information, visit www.dnvcert.com.


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