Cermaq ASA : Cermaq ASA: Update on EWOS sales process

            Cermaq ASA : Cermaq ASA: Update on EWOS sales process

Reference is made to the stock exchange notice of 17 June 2013 concerning an
offer for Cermaq's EWOS business.

Cermaq has, as stated in the notice, provided the named Investor Group three
weeks of exclusive access to EWOS management. This exclusivity period has now
lapsed, but negotiations are ongoing and progressing in accordance with agreed
and expected timelines. In addition, Cermaq has received another competitive
indicative bid for EWOS which will be pursued in parallel.

As previously announced, the aim remains to have a definitive agreement for
the sale of EWOS executed in mid-July. An extraordinary general meeting to
authorize the sale is scheduled for 11 July 2013.

For further information please contact:

CEO Jon Hindarphone +47 23 68 50 10, mobile: +47 977 48 829
CFO Tore Valderhaugphone +47 23 68 50 38, mobile: +47 995 60 925

About Cermaq - Cermaq is an international group of companies with activities
in fish farming, production of salmonid feed and research in aquaculture.
Cermaq has operations in Norway, Chile, Canada, Scotland, the main geographic
regions for salmon and trout farming, and in Vietnam. Through its business
unit EWOS, Cermaq ranks as the world's largest producer of feed for salmonids.
The business unit Mainstream is one of the world's leading farming companies
of salmon and trout. The group had sales of around NOK 11.8 billion in 2012.
Cermaq is listed on the Oslo stock exchange with ticker code CEQ. For more
information see www.cermaq.com.

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


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