Orkla ASA: Mandatory notification of trade - options

On 12 May, in connection with Orkla's former management option programme, 140,000 options in Orkla-shares were exercised, at a strike price of NOK 37.36 per share.
The transaction comprises primary insider Fridthjof Røer, Chief Internal Auditor in Orkla ASA. Røer exercised 30,000 options at a strike price of NOK 37.36 per share, of which 30,000 shares were sold at a price of NOK 60.07 per share. After this transaction, Røer and close associates own 23,668 shares and 60,000 options in Orkla.
After this transaction, the total number of options issued in Orkla shares under the management option programme is 4,170,500. Orkla owns 1,050,403 treasury shares.

Orkla ASA
Oslo, 13 May 2015
Orkla ASA
Senior Vice President Investor Relations
Rune Helland
Tel.: +47 977 13 250
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)