17 Mar 2009

Purchase of own shares

Norske Skog has bought 400,000 own shares at a price of NOK 12.67 per share. Norske Skog's own holding amounts to 694,090 shares after this purchase.
The purchase is done under the authorization to buy back up to 10 % of the shares, given by the Annual General Meeting. The shares will in the near future be used in connection with the employee share scheme, and they will not be cancelled.
Oxenøen, 17 March, 2009
Norske Skog
Investor relations