Agreement between Orkla and Alcoa implemented

In reference to Orkla's stock exchange notice as of 23 December 2008 regarding the swap of assets between Alcoa and Orkla where Orkla receives Alcoa's ownership interest in Sapa Profiler, and Alcoa receives Orkla's ownership interest in Elkem Aluminium.
The agreement has today been implemented.
Orkla ASA,
Oslo, 31 March 2009
Rune Helland, SVP IR, Tel: +47 22 54 44 11