Notice of Annual General Meeting

The shareholders of Axfood AB are hereby invited to the Annual General Meeting to be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 13 March 2013. Location: Cirkus, Djurgårdsslätten 43-45, Stockholm. Registration will open at 4 p.m.

As stated in the AGM notice, the Board of Directors proposes a dividend of SEK 12.00 per share and 18 March 2013 as the record date for payment of the dividend.

The AGM notice is available on Axfood's website, axfood.se, and is appended to this press release.

For further information, please contact:
Anders Strålman, President and CEO, Axfood AB, +46-70-293 16 93
Karin Hygrell-Jonsson, CFO, Axfood AB, +46-70-662 69 70     

Axfood AB conducts food retail and wholesale business in Sweden. Retail business is conducted through the wholly owned store chains Willys, Hemköp and PrisXtra, comprising 246 stores in all. In addition, Axfood collaborates with a number of proprietor-run stores that are tied to Axfood through agreements. These include stores within the Hemköp and Willys chains as well as stores run under the Handlar’n and Tempo profiles. In all, Axfood collaborates with approximately 820 proprietor-run stores. Wholesaling is conducted through Dagab and Axfood Närlivs. Axfood is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm AB's Large Cap list. Axel Johnson AB is the principal owner, with 50,1% of the shares.

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Axfood AB conducts retail trade through the wholly owned store chains Hemköp, Willys and Willys hemma and wholesale trade through Dagab and Axfood Närlivs. In addition, Axfood collaborates with a number of proprietor-run stores that are tied to Axfood through agreements.