Norwegian Competition Authority at Borregaard

13.03.2006: Reference is made to today's Notice to the Oslo Stock Exchange regarding the Norwegian Competition Authority's securing of evidence at Borregaard and to the press release issued today by the Norwegian Competition Authority.

Based on the dialogue between Borregaard and the Competition Authority so far, the securing of evidence covers only one product area on the Norwegian market in Borregaard's trading department. The product area in question has an annual turnover of approximately NOK 35 million.