Orkla ASA: Mandatory notification of trade - options

On 6 March, in connection with Orkla's former management option programme, 50,000 options in Orkla-shares were exercised at a strike price of NOK 40.03 per share.

The transactions comprise primary insider Stig Ebert Nilssen, Executive Vice President and CEO Orkla Care. Nilssen exercised 50,000 options at a strike price of NOK 40.03 per share, and sold them at a price of NOK 75.3708 per share. After this transaction, Nilssen and close associates own 49,046 shares and no options in Orkla.

After this transaction, the total number of options issued in Orkla shares under the management option programme is 740,000. Orkla owns 2,498,135 treasury shares.

Orkla ASA
Oslo, 7 March 2017


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