Wood completes sale of JV interest in Sulzer Wood

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Wood Group (John) PLC
23 March 2021


23rd March 2021

John Wood Group PLC ('Wood' or 'the Company')

LEI:  549300PLYY6I10B6S323


Wood completes sale of joint venture interest in Sulzer Wood Ltd


Wood, the global consulting and engineering company, announces today that it has completed the sale of its joint venture interest in Sulzer Wood Ltd to existing partner Sulzer for a consideration of US$17.5m.

The sale is part of Wood's focus on portfolio optimisation by divesting from non-core activities. The cash proceeds will be used to reduce debt and accelerate progress towards Wood's target leverage.

Sulzer is a global leader in fluid engineering that specialises in pumping, agitation, mixing, separation and application technologies for fluids of all types.

Wood has held an interest in the company for over two decades.

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Wood is a global leader in consulting, projects and operations solutions in energy and the built environment. www.woodplc.com  



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