ORKLA - Orkla sells 1.5 million Elkem-shares

14.10.2002: In the after-trade session on Friday 11 October 2002 Orkla sold 1.5 million Elkem-shares to Folketrygdfondet (The National Insurance Scheme Fund) at a price of NOK 177 per share.

After this transaction Orkla holds 36.6% of Elkem.
 
The sale has been carried out in order to defend Orkla's total financial investment in Elkem.