ORK - Trade subject to notification

02.01.2002: Orkla's Financial Investements area has on the 2nd of January 2002 bought 13,546 shares in Elkem ASA at a price of NOK 149.99 per share.

After this transaction Orkla including subsidiaries owns 15,859,397 Elkem-shares, representing 32.2% of the share capital.