ORK - Trade subject to notification

Member of the Board of Directors Christen Sveaas’ wholly-owned company Kistefos AS has today, 9 August 2002, prolonged 1,339,000 shares in Orkla ASA at a price of NOK 132 per share.

The number of shares in Orkla ASA controlled by Christen Sveaas remains unchanged at 19,600,777, equivalent to 8.94% of the total number of shares issued.