NADL - Contemplating Issuing New Unsecured Bonds

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. iscontemplating issuing new senior unsecured bonds in the Norwegian bond marketwith maturity in October 2018. The net proceeds from the Bond Issuance will beused to repay existing indebtedness. DNB Markets, Danske Bank, Nordea Markets,Pareto Securities, SEB and Swedbank First Securities are acting as Joint LeadManagers for the issuance.Media contactRune Magnus LundetræChief Financial OfficerNorth Atlantic Management AS+44 (0)20 8811 4778This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.[HUG#1736337]