On 30 March, in connection with Orkla's former management option programme, 155,000 options in Orkla-shares were exercised. 105,000 options in Orkla-shares were exercised at a strike price of NOK 36.38 per share, and 50,000 options in Orkla-shares were exercised at a strike price of NOK 42.53 per share.
After this transaction, the total number of options issued in Orkla shares under the management option programme is 1,765,000. Orkla owns 1,983,135 treasury shares.
Oslo, 31 March 2016
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This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)