Orkla ASA - Norwegian bond issue concluded

Orkla ASA announced on 17 April a potential two-tranched bond issue in the Norwegian bond market with 10-years tenor.

The bond issue has been well received in the market. In total, an amount of NOK 2.5 billion was raised, of which NOK 1.3 billion carries floating interest rate and NOK 1.2 billion has fixed interest rate. DnB NOR Markets and SEB Merchant Banking have been joint arrangers of the bond issue.
Settlement date for the two issues is 27 April 2007.
Contact Corporate Finance:
Geir Solli, Tel.: +47 2254 4461
Contact Investor Relations:
Siv M. Skorpen Brekke, Tel: +47 2254 4455