Orkla ASA: Mandatory notification of trade options

On 21 July, in connection with Orkla`s former management option programme, 50,000 options in Orkla-shares were exercised at a strike price of NOK 39.86 per share.

After this transaction, the total number of options issued in Orkla shares under the management option programme is now 9,278,000. Orkla owns 1,363,106 treasury shares.

Orkla ASA
Oslo, 22 July 2014

Rune Helland, SVP Investor Relations
Tel.: +47 977 13 250

Ane Bryn-Haugland, Investor Relations
Tel.: +47 980 68 126

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)