Trade subject to notification - Sold shares in Storebrand ASA

On 6 April 2006 Orkla ASA sold 5.5 million shares in Storebrand ASA at a share price of NOK 73.50. After this transaction Orkla owns 14 148 956 shares, which represents 5.5 % of the shares and votes in Storebrand ASA.

The reason for this notification is that Halvor Stenstadvold (previously EVP in Orkla, retired from March 2006) is a member of the Board in Storebrand.