, Saturday, January 1, 2000
Stock Exchange Notification

Blom is a leading international provider of geo- referenced mapping data and navigation solutions with an outstanding future growth opportunity.

The Board of Blom ASA has the objective to maximize the value of this opportunity and to fully evaluate its different strategic alternatives for the
benefit of the Company and its shareholders. Blom has therefore engaged Jefferies International Limited as one of its financial advisors to assist
in a review of a broad range of strategic alternatives.

For further information please contact:

Håkon Jacobsen, CEO Blom, on tel. +47 22 13 19 33

Mark Fisher Managing Director, Jefferies International
Tel: +44 20 7029 8050 ¦ Mob: +44 7768 792135
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