We refer to the notice to the Oslo Stock Exchange dated 5 October 2009 regarding Orkla-owned Elkem's sale of its hydropower plants in Salten and Bremanger.
Closing of the sale of Elkem Energi Bremanger AS have been pending receipt of governmental concession, which is now received. The transaction is today, on 21 December 2010, closed.
Oslo, 21 December 2010
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