- Operating income increased by 2 per cent (9%) to SEK 138 million (SEK 135 m)

- The profit after tax totalled SEK 54 million (SEK 56 m)

- Earnings per share decreased by 3 per cent (+2%) to SEK 1.98 (SEK 2.04)

- Net savings totalled SEK 2,790 million (SEK 1,760 m), corresponding to 6 per cent (4%)
of the savings capital at the beginning of the year, with accounts acquired from
Ikanobanken accounting for SEK 480 million of this sum.

- The number of accounts increased by 18 per cent (7%) to 194,500 (165,000 as of
31st December 2007) and the total savings capital decreased by 3 per cent (+8%) to
SEK 44,500 million (SEK 45,900 m as of 31st December 2007). Accounts acquired from
Ikanobanken contributed 15,200 accounts and SEK 480 million in savings capital during
the quarter.

For additional information, please contact Nicklas Storåkers, Managing Director of Avanza,
tel: +46 70 861 80 01.

About Us

Avanza is an Internet bank founded in 1999. The Parent Company, Avanza Bank Holding AB (publ), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Avanza’s customer promise is a better return on your savings than with any other bank or insurance company in Sweden – due to low fees. Services include saving in shares, funds, savings accounts and a strong pension offering. Avanza has more than 500,000 customers and more than SEK 200 billion in total savings capital. This is equivalent to 3.0 percent of the Swedish savings market. Avanza is the leader in terms of number of transactions and turnover for Swedish banks on the Stockholm Stock Exchange including First North. During the last six years Avanza has won SKI’s (Swedish Quality Index) award, “Year’s Most Satisfied Savings Customers”. For more information visit: http://www.avanza.com.


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