Orkla ASA: Sale of Rygge Sivile Lufthavn AS

Orkla, Thon Holding AS and Østfold Energi have signed an agreement with the investment company Jotunfjell Partners on the sale of Rygge Sivile Lufthavn AS. 
Under the agreement, the current shareholders, Orkla (40%), Thon Holding AS (40%) and Østfold Energi (20%) are selling all the shares in Rygge Sivile Lufthavn AS (RSL) to Jotunfjell Partners. This includes the take-over of the terminal building and other civilian installations at Moss Airport Rygge, which was operated by RSL until it was shut down on 1 November 2016. 
"We are pleased that we have found new owners who wish to start up operations again at Moss Airport Rygge," says Håkon Mageli, Group Director Corporate Communications and Corporate Affairs at Orkla ASA. 
The parties have agreed not to disclose the details of the agreement that has been concluded. 

About Orkla 
Orkla is a leading supplier of branded consumer goods and concept solutions to the grocery, out-of-home and bakery markets in the Nordics, Baltics and selected markets in Central Europe and India. Orkla is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and its head office is in Oslo. In 2016, the Group had a turnover of approximately NOK 38 billion, and 18,000 employees at year end.
Orkla ASA
Oslo, 4 April 2017
Group Director Corporate Communications and Corporate Affairs 
Håkon Mageli
Tel.: +47 928 45 828
E-mail: hakon.mageli@orkla.no