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Below you will find information on the largest transactions that Orkla has carried out in the past few years.


Acquisitions and Investments

Company/brand name Portfolio company Announcement date Incl. in Orkla's financial statements from Annual sales at time of announcement
Kartonage AS (70%) Orkla Food Ingredients 13/05/2024 01/05/2024 MNOK 38 (2023)
Snackfood Oy Orkla Food Ingredients 18/04/2024 01/05/2024 MEUR 2.2 (2023)
Norstamp Orkla Food Ingredients 20/04/2023 01/05/2023 MNOK 44 (2022)
Bubs Godis AB Orkla Confectionery & Snacks 20/12/2022 01/02/2023 MSEK 211 (30 June 2022)
Khell-Food Kft Orkla Foods Europe 16/12/2022 01/03/2023 MNOK 85 (2021)
Lofoten Marine Oils Orkla Health n.a. 01/12/2022 MNOK 11 (2021)
Denali Ingredients (84%) Orkla Food Ingredients 03/10/2022 01/11/2022 BNOK 1.1 (30 Sept 2022)
Da Grasso (74%) The European Pizza Company 15/09/2022 01/01/2023 MNOK 136 (2021)
Hadecoup Orkla Food Ingredients 04/04/2022 01/04/2022 n.a.
Healthspan Orkla Health 23/02/2022 01/03/2022 MGBP 50 (2021)
Vesterålen Marine Olje Orkla Health 13/01/2022 01/01/2022 MNOK 60 (2020)
Stückwerk The European Pizza Company 01/09/2021 01/09/2021 MNOK 17 (2020)
Flying Pizza and Planet Pizza The European Pizza Company 07/10/2021 01/10/2021 n.a.
Hans Kaspar Orkla Food Ingredients 13/07/2021 01/08/2021 MNOK 125 (2020)
Sigurd Ecklund Orkla Food Ingredients 01/07/2021 01/07/2021 MNOK 25 (2020)
New York Pizza The European Pizza Company 28/06/2021 01/08/2021 MNOK 555 (2020)
Nói-Siríus HF (Remaining 80%) Orkla Confectionery & Snacks 05/05/2021 n.a. MNOK 230 (2020)
Cake Décor Orkla Food Ingredients 30/04/2021 01/05/2021 MNOK 168 (2020)
Ambasador92 Orkla Food Ingredients 02/03/2021 01/03/2021 MNOK 315 (2020)
Seagood Oy Fort Deli Orkla Foods Europe 01/03/2021 01/03/2021 MNOK 90 (2020)
NutraQ Orkla Health 14/02/2021 01/06/2021 MNOK 862 (2020)
Proteinfabrikken AS Health and Sports Nutrition Group 11/01/2021 01/01/2021 MNOK 82 (2019)
Gortrush Trading Ltd. Orkla Food Ingredients 01/12/2020 01/12/2020 MNOK 54 (L12M ending 30.09.2020)
Eastern Orkla Foods Europe 09/04/2020 01/04/2021 BNOK 1.1 (LTM ending 30.06.2020)
Havrefras Orkla Foods Europe 02/06/2020 01/06/2020 n.a.
Norgesplaster Holding AS Orkla Health 15/04/2020 01/04/2020 MNOK 170 (2019)
Win Equipment Orkla Food Ingredients 04/02/2020 01/02/2020 MNOK 57 (2019)
Nói-Siríus HF (20%) Orkla Confectionery & Snacks 22/08/2019 01/12/2019 MNOK 244 (2018)
Anza Verimex Holding (remaining 50%) The European Pizza Company 09/10/2019 01/10/2019 MNOK 200 (2018)
Vamo produkten voor de Bakkerij B.V. Orkla Food Ingredients 03/09/2019 01/09/2019 MNOK 120 (2018)
Confection by Design Ltd. Orkla Food Ingredients 01/07/2019 01/07/2019 MNOK 63 (FY ending 30.06.2019)
Bo Risberg Import AB Orkla Food Ingredients 07/06/2019 01/06/2019 MNOK 77 (2018)
Zeelandia Sweden AB Orkla Food Ingredients 09/04/2019 01/06/2019 MNOK 222.5 (2018)
Stelios Kanakis Industrial and Commercial S.A. Orkla Food Ingredients 29/03/2019 01/05/2019 MNOK 197 (2018)
Easyfood A/S Orkla Foods Europe 21/12/2018 30/04/2019 MNOK 415 (L12M ending 30.10.2018)
Lecora Orkla Foods Europe 29/03/2019 01/04/2019 MNOK 88.2 (2018)
Asteriscos e Reticências, S.A. (Captain Kombucha) (43.5%) Orkla Foods Europe 29/03/2019 01/04/2019 MNOK 30 (2018)
Kotipizza Group Oyj The European Pizza Company 22/11/2018 01/02/2019 MNOK 789 (2017)
Pama Orkla Foods Europe 11/01/2019 01/01/2019 n.a.
County Confectionery Ltd. Orkla Food Ingredients 01/10/2018 01/10/2018 MNOK 94 (FY ending 31 May 2018)
Igos A/S Orkla Food Ingredients 05/07/2018 01/07/2018 MNOK 56 (2017)
Werners Gourmetservice AB Orkla Food Ingredients 02/05/2018 01/05/2018 MNOK 167 (FY ending April 2018)
Gorm's n.a. 13/03/2018 01/04/2018 MNOK 62 (FY ending 30.06.2017)
Anza Verimex Holding (50%) Orkla House Care 22/01/2018 01/04/2018 MNOK 190 (2017)
Struer Brød A/S Orkla Foods Europe 01/02/2018 01/02/2018 MNOK 148 (2016)
Health and Sports Nutrition Group HSNG AB Health and Sports Nutrition Group 21/11/2017 01/02/2018 MNOK 757 (L12M ending 30.09.2017)
Agrimex Orkla Foods Europe 20/11/2017 01/12/2017 MNOK 96 (2016)
Arne B.CorneliussenAS Orkla Food Ingredients 25/10/2017 01/12/2017 MNOK 188 (2016)
Riemann Holding A/S Orkla Health 19/05/2017 01/06/2017 MNOK 168 (2016)
SR Food A/S (80%) Orkla Food Ingredients 16/05/2017 01/05/2017 n.a.
Eis Ludwig Gräbner GmbH Orkla Food Ingredients 05/05/2017 01/05/2017 MNOK 61 (2016)
Orchard Valley Foods Limited Orkla Food Ingredients 03/04/2017 01/04/2017 MNOK 252 (FY ending 31.05.2016)
Laan Heiloo B.V. Orkla Food Ingredients 05/03/2017 01/03/2017 MNOK 51 (2016)

Disposals

Company/brand name Portfolio company Announcement date Excl. from Orkla's financial statements from Annual sales at time of announcement
Fruta Podivín Orkla Foods Europe 30/04/2024 01/05/2024 MNOK 106 (2023)
Orkla Food Ingredients (40%) Orkla Food Ingredients 26/10/2023 17/04/2024 MNOK 18,661 (2023)
SIA Fresh Food Production (Latvia) Orkla Confectionery & Snacks 30/09/2022 01/10/2022 MEUR 6
Margiris UAB (Lithuania) Orkla Confectionery & Snacks 30/09/2022 01/06/2022 MEUR 4
Hamé Foods ZAO (discontinued) Orkla Foods Europe 11/03/2022 01/03/2022 MNOK 184 (2021)
Everest water brand Orkla Foods Europe n.a. 01/01/2022 MNOK 23 (2021)
Struer Orkla Foods Europe 20/12/2021 01/01/2022 MDKK 42 (2020)
Credin LLC (Russia) Orkla Food Ingredients n.a. 01/12/2021 MNOK 19 (2020)
Skin care Poland Orkla Health 04/11/2020 01/01/2021 MNOK 144 (2019)
Vestlandslefsa Orkla Foods Europe n.a. n.a. n.a.
SaritaS Orkla Foods Europe 18/02/2020 02/03/2020 MNOK 20 (2019)
Glyngøre Orkla Foods Europe 02/07/2019 01/07/2019 MNOK 56 (2018)
Mrs Cheng's Orkla Foods Europe 05/12/2018 01/12/2018 MNOK 21.6 (2017)
K-Salat Orkla Foods Europe 15/11/2017 01/12/2017 n.a.
Sapa (50%) Orkla Financial Investments 10/07/2017 02/10/2017 BNOK 53
Lilleborg professional laundry business Lilleborg 04/07/2017 01/10/2017 MNOK 37 (2016)