Orkla ASA: Mandatory notification of trade - options

On 24 February, in connection with Orkla's former management option programme, 172,000 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 2,140,000. Orkla owns 358,135 treasury shares. The number of treasury shares has been corrected for shares related to the shares for employees programmes, which mistakenly have not been deducted in 2016.

Orkla ASA
Oslo, 25 February 2016

Ref.:

Investor Relations
Elise Heidenreich
Tel.: +47 951 41 147

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