Loan to Norway Seafoods Holding

15.10.2003: We refer to the press release of 1 October in which Orkla announced that the due date of its NOK 600 million loan to Norway Seafoods Holding had been postponed until 14 October on the basis of a draft solution that had been presented.

The parties are still negotiating with a view to being able to sign an agreement within the next 24 hours.