Trade subject to notification - Stein Erik Hagen

16.09.2005: Company closely associated with Stein Erik Hagen, member of the Board of Directors of Orkla ASA, yesterday bought another 2,039,000 shares in Orkla ASA at a share price of NOK 255.48.

After the transaction, Stein Erik Hagen and his close associates own 29,578,150 shares in Orkla ASA, equivalent to 14.20 % of the capital.