Following the confirmation from Vizrt Ltd. of the issue of 3 000 000 new ordinary shares, Orkla ASA's shareholding in Vizrt Ltd. is now below 10 %.
Orkla owns 6 280 248 shares in Vizrt Ltd., which represents 9.68 % of the share capital. The transaction does not entail any change in the number of shares owned by Orkla ASA in Vizrt Ltd.
Oslo, 19 August 2008
Rune Helland, Orkla Investor Relations, Tel: +47 2254 4411
Lars Røsæg, Orkla Investor Relations, Tel: +47 2254 4426