, Saturday, January 1, 2000
Stock Exchange Notification

On 16 September 2008, Blom ASA purchased 20 000 of its own shares at an average price of NOK 27.81 per share. Blom now holds 791 200 of its own shares, which is equivalent to 1.9% of the total number of shares outstanding.

Blom`s share buyback program, which will last until the annual general meeting in 2009 (30 June 2009 at the latest), covers purchases of up to 2.4 % of
shares outstanding (1 million shares).

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act).

For further information please contact the CFO Jan Erik Braathen on tel. +47 22 13 19 24.

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