Acquisition of Delta Biotechnology Ltd. completed

As of July 6, 2006 Novozymes has completed the acquisition of Delta Biotechnology Ltd. from the Sanofi- Aventis group.

As of today, July 6th, 2006 Novozymes has completed the acquisition of the UK based Delta Biotechnology Ltd. from the Sanofi- Aventis group. The acquisition announced on June 12th, 2006 was conditioned on the usual official approvals, which have now been granted.

The name of the company is Novozymes Delta Ltd. and it will be a part of the consolidated accounts as of the closing date.