Orkla ASA: Mandatory notification of trade - options

On 16 February, in connection with Orkla's former management option programme, 30,000 options in Orkla-shares were exercised at a strike price of NOK 36.38 per share.

The transactions comprise primary insider Fridthjof Røer, Chief Internal Auditor in Orkla ASA. Røer exercised 30,000 options at a strike price of NOK 36.38 per share, of which 30,000 shares were sold at a price of NOK 70.27 per share. After this transaction, Røer and close associates own 24,244 shares and 30,000 options in Orkla.

After this transaction, the total number of options issued in Orkla shares under the management option programme is 2,537,000. Orkla owns 1,696,738 treasury shares.

Orkla ASA
Oslo, 17 February 2016



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