On 17 February, in connection with Orkla's former management option programme, 70,000 options in Orkla-shares were exercised. 20,000 options were exercised at a strike price of NOK 42.53 per share and 50,000 options were exercised at a strike price of NOK 36.38 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 36.38 per share, of which 50,000 shares were sold at a price of NOK 71.44 per share. After this transaction, Nilssen and close associates own 49,046 shares and 50,000 options in Orkla.
After this transaction, the total number of options issued in Orkla shares under the management option programme is 2,467,000. Orkla owns 1,626,738 treasury shares.
Oslo, 18 February 2016
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