Frontline: Mandatory Notification of Trade


NORWAY, Jan. 4, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) — Frontline has, through market purchases, executed 3 January 2001 bought back 257,300 of the Company’s common shares. The shares have been bought back at a price of NOK 109.82.

Total number of outstanding shares after this is 77,811,511. The shares have been acquired in accordance with a Board authorization to buy back shares. Including the mentioned transaction 1,979,145 shares has been acquired within a total of 2,500,000 authorized.

CONTACT:  Tom E. Jebsen,
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