With reference to today's notice to the Oslo Stock Exchange from the Renewable Energy Corporation (REC), as part of an overall solution and subject to certain conditions, Orkla will be participating in the outlined equity rights issue. Orkla's participation will be commensurate with its relative stake in REC.
Oslo, 31 March 2010
Contact Orkla Investor Relations:
Siv M. Brekke, Tel.: +47 930 56093