ORK - Trade subject to notification

27.09.2001: Orkla's Financial Investments Area has on the 26th of September 2001 bought 8,500 shares in Elkem ASA at a price of NOK 135.41 per share.

After this transaction Orkla and its subsidiaries own 15,664,362 Elkem-shares, which represents an ownership stake of 31.8%.