In its press release of 21 December 2018, Orkla announced that it had entered into an agreement to purchase 90 per cent of the shares in Easyfood A/S, a Danish producer of bread-based convenience products for the out-of-home channel.
The transaction has been approved by relevant competition authorities, and was completed today.
The company will be consolidated into Orkla's financial statements as from 1 May 2019.
Please find enclosed the press release issued 21 December 2018.
Orkla is a leading supplier of branded consumer goods and concept solutions to the consumer, 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 headquarters is in Oslo. In 2018, the Group had a turnover of NOK 41 billion, and approximately 18,500 employees as of 31 December 2018.
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