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The Orkla Group is the leading supplier of branded consumer goods to the Nordic grocery market, and operates in the branded consumer goods, materials, renewable energy and financial investment sectors.

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    Orkla sells its 40% shareholding in Hjemmet Mortensen AS to Egmont

    The agreement is subject to the approval of the relevant competition authorities. In January 2008, an arbitration tribunal ruled that Egmont is entitled to acquire Orkla's shares in Hjemmet Mortensen AS. The parties have reached an agreement whereby Egmont is to take over Orkla's 40% minor ... more

    Orkla's acquisition of Dansk Droge approved

    In May 2006, Orkla entered into an agreement to take over all the shares in Dansk Droge. The acquisition is now approved and the deal has been closed. Dansk Droge will play an important part in connection with Orkla's focus on health-related consumer products in the years and months ahead. ... more

    Elkem Meraker to cease operation

    The board of Elkem Meraker resolved at its meeting of 11 January to shut down furnace 22 on 1 June 2006, and thereby cease operation at the plant. This decision forms part of a necessary restructuring of Elkem's silicon business in response to tougher international competition, particularly ... more

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