In its press release of 2 May 2018, Orkla announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire a majority shareholding in the Swedish sales and distribution company Werners Gourmetservice AB.
The transaction was completed today, and the company will be consolidated into Orkla's financial statements as from 1 May 2018.
Please find enclosed the press release issued 2 May 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 head office is in Oslo. In 2017, the Group had a turnover of NOK 40 billion, and approximately 18,000 employees as of 31 December 2017.
Oslo, 9 May 2018
Group Director Corporate Communications and Corporate Affairs
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