Trade subject to notification own shares

Orkla ASA has on 14 February 2012 bought 442 331 Orkla shares through broker-houses at an average price of NOK 45.20  per share. Brokers have executed the transaction.
Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 9 363 122.

Orkla ASA,
Oslo, 15 February 2012
Rune Helland, SVP Investor Relations, Tel.: +47 2254 4411
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)