Purchase of own shares

In May 2006 the General Meeting of Cermaq ASA approved an annual share programme for the employees, allowing the purchase of up to 200 CEQ shares at a 20 percent discount. To have the necessary shares for the employee share programme in 2011 Cermaq ASA has today purchased 29.000 shares at the price of 95,7 NOK per share.  The shares were purchased via the stock exchange. The new holding of treasury shares is 33.556. The purchase of own shares is in accordance with the  power of attorney to the board of Cermaq ASA to acquire own shares resolved by the General Meeting on the( )  11(th)  of May 2011. This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Cermaq ASA via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1525705]