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16 July 2014

UNIQUE MARITIME GROUP SECURES STRATEGIC INVESTMENT FROM BLUE WATER ENERGY

16 July 2014

Unique Maritime Group, one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers today announced a strategic investment from Blue Water Energy, a leading global energy private equity firm.

UMG’s CEO, Harry Gandhi, comments “Blue Water Energy is a strong partner for this important growth phase of our business. From the outset, the team at Blue Water Energy has understood our strategy and vision and we are confident that with their industry experience and network they can strongly support UMG’s expansion plans”.

Tom Sikorski, Partner at Blue Water Energy, states “We are very excited to have been given the opportunity to work with Harry and his team. The partnership with UMG continues our investment strategy of working with founder owners building international energy companies. Harry and his team have a very successful track record to date and we see significant growth opportunities – both organically and through acquisition - for UMG across its international network.”

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For further information on this release please contact:

Martin Somerville, Director, Blue Water Energy. Tel: 0207 290 5090. [email protected]

Harry Gandhi, CEO Unique Maritime Group. Tel: +971 6 5130333. [email protected]

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About Unique Maritime Group:

Founded in 1993, Unique Maritime Group is one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers. Through its expanding network of companies, UMG is a specialist in the provision of services, and the sale & rental of equipment for the marine, diving, hydrographic, oceanographic, Oil & Gas and NDT market sectors. The group has an established manufacturing capability for the delivery of customized engineering projects worldwide. UMG has local presence in the Middle East, USA, UK, South Africa, Nigeria, India and Singapore and employs over 500 people worldwide.

For more information please visit: www.uniquegroup.com

About Blue Water Energy:

Founded in 2011, Blue Water Energy is a leading global middle market energy private equity firm based in London. The firm primarily targets private equity investments in the upstream and midstream/downstream energy supply chain, while partnering with best-in-class management teams and utilising a network of seasoned investment and operating professionals that drive value throughout all aspects of the investment process. Its Partners have on average 25 years of relevant experience and, complemented by a seasoned investment team, the Blue Water Energy investment team possess combined experience spanning over 160 years.

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