Trade subject to notification own shares

Date: 18 August 2006
 
Orkla ASA has today on 18 August 2006 bought 200 000 Orkla shares at a price of NOK 302.14 per share. A broker has executed the transaction.
 
Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 2 492 799.
 
 
Ref.:
Rune Helland, VP Investor Relations, Tel: +47 2254 4411
Siv Merethe Skorpen, AVP Investor Relations, Tel: +47 22 54 44 55