11 May 2010

Purchase of own shares

Norske Skog has bought 100,000 own shares at a price of NOK 8.4285 per share. Norske Skog's own holding amounts to 331,493 shares after this purchase. The shares will be used in connection with the employee share scheme, and they will not be cancelled.


The purchase is done under the authorization to buy back up to 10 % of the shares, given by the Annual General Meeting.


Oxenøen, 11 May, 2010

Norske Skog
Investor relations


For further information:

Vice president corporate affairs

Carsten Dybevig


Mob: +47 917 63 117
The financial market:
Vice president investor relations

Jarle Langfjæran


Mob: +47 909 78 434
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)