On 14 December 2010, in connection with Orkla`s option programme, 67,500 options at NOK 40.14.
After this transaction, the total number of options issued in Orkla shares is now 20,404,500. In addition Orkla has a hedge through a cash-settled financial derivative of 600,000 underlying shares related to the option programmes.
Orkla owns 7,274,825 treasury shares.
Oslo, 14 December 2010
Contact Orkla Investor Relations:
Rune Helland, Tel: +47 2254 4411