Borregaard: Repurchase of own shares

02.03.2017: Borregaard ASA ("Borregaard", OSE ticker: BRG)

Reference is made to the stock exchange notice of 27 February 2017 where Borregaard announced the intent to repurchase up to 300,000 of its outstanding common stock.

Borregaard has today purchased 40,000 own shares through broker at an average price of NOK 96.4805 per share.

After this transaction Borregaard holds a total of 236,515 own shares, representing 0.24% of total shares outstanding.

Lotte Kvinlaug, Investor Relations Officer, +47 922 86 909

This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to Section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.