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Orkla’s strategic focus will be on creating growth in its branded consumer goods operations. Based on the company’s core competencies in brand building and mergers and acquisitions, Orkla intends to strengthen its position as the leading branded consumer goods company in the Nordic region.

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

Acquisitions & investments

Company/brand name Business area: Announcement date Incl. in Orkla's financial statements from Annual sales at time of announcement
Eastern Condiments Private Limited (67.8%) Foods 04/09/2020 TBC BNOK 1.1 (LTM as of 30/06/2020)
Havrefras Foods 02/06/2020 01/06/2020
Norgesplaster Holding AS Care 15/04/2020 01/04/2020 MNOK 170 (2019)
Win Equipment Food Ingredients 04/02/2020 01/02/2020 MNOK 57 (2019)
Nói-Siríus HF (20%) Confectionery & Snacks 22/08/2019 01/12/2019 MNOK 244 (2018)
Anza Verimex Holding (remaining 50%) Consumer Investments 09/10/2019 01/10/2019 MNOK 200 (2018)
Vamo produkten voor de Bakkerij B.V. Food Ingredients 03/09/2019 01/09/2019 MNOK 120 (2018)
Confection by Design Ltd. Food Ingredients 01/07/2019 01/07/2019 MNOK 63 (FY ending 30.06.2019)
Bo Risberg Import AB Food Ingredients 07/06/2019 01/06/2019 MNOK 77 (2018)
Zeelandia Sweden AB Food Ingredients 09/04/2019 01/06/2019 MNOK 222.5 (2018)
Stelios Kanakis Industrial and Commercial S.A. Food Ingredients 29/03/2019 01/05/2019 MNOK 197 (2018)
Easyfood A/S Foods 21/12/2018 30/04/2019 MNOK 415 (L12M ending 30.10.2018)
Lecora Foods 29/03/2019 01/04/2019 MNOK 88.2 (2018)
Asteriscos e Reticências, S.A. (Captain Kombucha) (43.5%) Foods 29/03/2019 01/4/2019 MNOK 30 (2018)
Kotipizza Group Oyj Consumer Investments 22/11/2018 01/02/2019 MNOK 789 (2017)
Pama Foods 11/01/2019 01/01/2019
County Confectionery Ltd. Food Ingredients 01/10/2018 01/10/2018 MNOK 94 (FY ending 31 May 2018)
Igos A/S Food Ingredients 05/07/2018 01/07/2018 MNOK 56 (2017)
Werners Gourmetservice AB Food Ingredients 02/05/2018 01/05/2018 MNOK 167 (FY ending April 2018)
Gorm's Consumer Investments 13/03/2018 01/04/2018 MNOK 62 (FY ending 30.06.2017)
Anza Verimex Holding (50%) Consumer Investments 22/01/2018 01/04/2018 MNOK 190 (2017)
Struer Brød A/S Foods 01/02/2018 01/02/2018 MNOK 148 (2016)
Health and Sports Nutrition Group HSNG AB Care 21/11/2017 01/02/2018 MNOK 757 (L12M ending 30.09.2017)
Agrimex Foods 20/11/2017 01/12/2017 MNOK 96 (2016)
Arne B.CorneliussenAS Food Ingredients 25/10/2017 01/12/2017 MNOK 188 (2016)
Riemann Holding A/S Care 19/05/2017 01/06/2017 MNOK 168 (2016)
SR Food A/S (80%) Food Ingredients 16/05/2017 01/05/2017
Eis Ludwig Gräbner GmbH Food Ingredients 05/05/2017 01/05/2017 MNOK 61 (2016)
Orchard Valley Foods Limited Food Ingredients 03/04/2017 01/04/2017 MNOK 252 (FY ending 31.05.2016)
Laan Heiloo B.V. Food Ingredients 05/03/2017 01/03/2017 MNOK 51 (2016)

Disposals

Company/brand name Business area: Announcement date Excl. from Orkla's financial statements from Annual sales at time of announcement
Vestlandslefsa Foods 12/06/2020 06/07/2020 MNOK 20 (2019)
SaritaS Foods 18/02/2020 02/03/2020 MNOK 20 (2019)
Glyngøre Foods 02/07/2019 01/07/2019 MNOK 56 (2018)
Mrs Cheng's Foods 05/12/2018 01/12/2018 MNOK 21.6 (2017)
K-Salat Foods 15/11/2017 01/12/2017
Sapa (50%) Investments 10/07/2017 02/10/2017 BNOK 53
Lilleborg proffesional laundry business Care 04/07/2017 01/10/2017 MNOK 37 (2016)