Exercise of employee share options in Opera Software ASA

1. Participants in the Company’s share option program have on January 2nd 2015 exercised a total number of 250 006 options. Following the exercise, 250 006 shares will be transferred from the Company's holding of own shares.​ ​Subsequent to the transaction Opera Software ASA holds ​1 289 069 own shares.

2. Options exercised by primary insiders January 2nd 2015: 

Mahi de Silva has exercised 43 751 options in the Company, corresponding to 43 751 shares at the strike price of NOK 28.16.

3. Transfer of rights 

On January 2nd 201​5​, the primary insider​​ mentioned below transferred the rights to receive shares resulting from the exercise of options to a third party. The payment was determined based on a selling price of NOK 97.9788 per right.

Mahi de Silva has transferred 43 751 rights. 

4. New Holding 

After exercising options, Mahi de Silva holds holds 115 000 RSUs and 20 000 shares in ​Opera Software.

Petter Lade, Investor Relations

Tel: +47 2369 2400

About Opera Software ASA
Opera enables more than 350 million internet consumers worldwide to connect with​ ​the content and services that matter most to them and more than 130 mobile operators to deliver the very best possible internet experience to​ ​their subscriber base. Opera also helps publishers monetize their content​ ​through advertising and advertisers reach the audiences that build value for​ ​their businesses, capitalizing on a global consumer audience reach that exceeds 800 million.

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Opera Software ASA is an industry leader in the development of Web browsers for the desktop, device and mobile markets. The Opera browser has received international recognition from end-users and the industry press for being faster, smaller and more standards-compliant than other browsers, and it has gathered a cult following on the net.


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