Share capital increase (Private Placement) registered

Reference is made to the announcement published by Norwegian Finans Holding ASA ("NOFI", or the "Company") on 13 February 2017 at 16:55 CET regarding the contemplated private placement (the "Private Placement") and the announcement published by NOFI on 14 February 2017 at 07:20 CET regarding the fully subscribed Private Placement. The share capital increase related to the Private Placement has now been duly registered with the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises. Following registration of the share capital increase, the Company's share capital is NOK 186,618,704 divided into 186,618,704 shares, each share having a par value of NOK 1. For further information, please contact acting CEO, Pål Svenkerud: phone: +47 93403904. This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to Section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.