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 a leading provider of specialised packaging and envelope products in Europe, offering solutions for distribution and packaging of information, advertising materials and lightweight goods. Important growth areasin the Group are the Propac packaging concept and Russia. The Group has annual sales of approximately SEK 3 billion and about 2,200 employees in 15 countries. Bong has strong market positions in the majority of keymarkets in Europe, and the Group sees interesting possibilities for continued expansion and development. Bong is a public limited company whose stock is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Stock Exchange Stockholm(Small Cap).

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