Trade subject to notification own shares

Orkla ASA has today on 15 August 2006 bought 200 000 Orkla shares at a price of NOK 291.9405 per share. A broker has executed the transaction.
 
Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 1 892 799.
 
 
 
Ref.:
Rune Helland, VP Investor Relations, Tel: +47 2254 4411
Siv Merethe Skorpen, AVP Investor Relations, Tel: +47 22 54 44 55