No plans to buy the Hafslund Group

In the light of speculations in connection with today's article in Norwegian business daily Dagens Næringsliv to the effect that Orkla intends to purchase the Hafslund Group, Orkla wishes to emphasise that this is not correct. There are no such plans.
 
 
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