Orkla ASA has on 15 February 2012 bought 450,000 Orkla shares through broker-houses at an average price of NOK 45.70 per share.
Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 9,813,122.
Oslo, 16 February 2012
Contacts Orkla Investor Relations:
Rune Helland, Tel.: +47 2254 4411
Siv Merethe S. Brekke, Tel.: +47 2254 4455
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)