Orkla ASA : Disclosure of shareholding and trade subject to notification in Tomra
Orkla ASA has sold 23 000 000 shares in Tomra Systems (representing 15.5 % of
the total share capital) for a price per share of NOK 38.50. Orkla holds no
shares in Tomra following the transaction.
"The sale of the shares in Tomra Systems is part of Orkla`s strategy to refocus
financial and managerial resources into growth within branded goods," says Orkla
President and CEO BjÃ¸rn M. Wiggen.
Per A. SÃ¸rlie, managing director of Orkla's wholly-owned subsidiary Borregaard,
is a board member in Tomra.
Oslo, 5 December 2011
SVP Investor Relations
Tel: +47 977 13250
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5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
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