Interim report January-March 2009

“The market downturn had a negative impact on volumes and profit for the first quarter, particularly in the Euroland
countries, and we are taking continued steps to reduce our costs,” says Bong’s President and CEO Anders Davidsson.
“In spite of a tough market, we delivered a strong cash flow and sustained growth in our ProPac segment.”

First quarter: January-March 2009

• Net sales SEK 520 milion (526)

• ProPac sales SEK 60 million (52)

• Operating profit SEK 13 MSEK (28)

• Profit after tax SEK 3 million (12)

• Basic earnings per share of SEK 0,22 (0,90)

• Cash flow after investing activities SEK 41 million (51)

• New ProPac acquisition completed: 45% of UK-based Packaging First

About Us

Bong is one of the leading providers of specialty packaging and envelope products in Europe and offers solutions for distribution and packaging of information, advertising materials and lightweight goods. Important growth areas in the Group are packaging within retail and e-commerce and the envelope market within Eastern Europe. The Group has annual sales of approximately SEK 2.1 billion and about 1,500 employees in 15 countries. Bong has strong market positions in most of the important markets in Europe and the Group sees interesting possibilities for continued development. Bong is a public limited company and its shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (Small Cap).


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