Orkla’s acquisition of Icelands leading chocolate company completed
In its press release of 5 May 2021, it was announced that Orkla has entered into an agreement to purchase Nói-Siríus HF (“Nói Siríus”), which is the leading manufacturer of chocolate and confectionery on Iceland.
The transaction has been approved by relevant competition authorities and was completed today. Noi Sirius will be consolidated into Orkla's financial statements as of 1 June 2021.
The press release of 5 May 2021 can be found here:
Orkla is a leading supplier of branded consumer goods and concept solutions to the consumer, out-of-home and bakery markets in the Nordics, Baltics and selected markets in Central Europe and India. Orkla is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and its headquarters is in Oslo. The Group had a turnover of NOK 47.1 billion in 2020, and has over 21,000 employees.
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