Orkla ASA has today accepted the mandatory bid at NOK 40,50 on all of our 12 424 907 shares in Rieber & Søn ASA. The acceptance is under the condition that no other higher bid is presented during the acceptance period or during an extension of the acceptance period.
Oslo, 29th July 2010
Rune Helland, SVP Orkla Investor Relations,
Tel: +47 977 13250