Orkla ASA: Mandatory notification of trade options

On 16 March, in connection with Orkla's former management option programme, 50,000 options in Orkla-shares were exercised at a strike price of NOK 39.86 per share.

After this transaction, the total number of options issued in Orkla shares under the management option programme is now 5,253,000. Orkla owns 1,637,903 treasury shares.

Orkla ASA

Oslo, 17 March 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)