Interim Report January - September 2009

Third quarter of 2009 - Consolidated profit of SEK -27M (91). - Consolidated profit excluding discontinued operations of SEK -27M (-6). - Diluted earnings per share of SEK -0.53 (1.01). - Bure’s share in net sales of the portfolio companies increased to SEK 341M (203). - Bure’s share in EBITA of the portfolio companies decreased to SEK -27M (-17). - Parent Company profit after tax of SEK -2M (156). - Bure and Altor have sold 50 per cent of their holding to some 50 key staff in Max Matthiessen at book value. Bure’s holding thereafter amounts to 17.5 per cent.. Interim period January – September 2009 - Consolidated profit of SEK 105M (347). - Consolidated profit excluding discontinued operations of SEK 83M (112). - Diluted earnings per share of SEK 1.94 (3.78). - Bure’s share in net sales of the portfolio companies was SEK 940M (783). - Bure’s share in EBITA of the portfolio companies fell to SEK -59M (35). - Parent Company profit after tax of SEK -86M (343). - Parent Company equity per share of SEK 26.83 (29.72). Subsequent events - The boards of Bure Equity AB and Skanditek Industriförvaltning AB propose a merger between the companies. It is proposed that the merger be carried out via a fusion in which Bure, as the takeover company, absorbs Skanditek. According to the exchange ratio in the merger, 4 shares in Skanditek will grant the right to 3 new shares in Bure. - In connection with the merger between Bure and Skanditek, Bure’s Board of Directors proposes an extra dividend to Bure's present owners amounting to a total of approximately SEK 478M, equal to SEK 9.50 per share. - According to earlier agreement in connection with the acquisition of Carnegie have Bure and Altor have in October offered distribution of ownership with up to 25 per cent of the company to key staff in Carnegie. Bure’s holding in Carnegie thereafter will be 26.3 per cent. A complete Interim Report can be read at http://www.bure.se Göteborg, 22 October, 2009 Bure Equity AB (publ) For additional information, please contact: Carl Backman, CEO, phone +46 31-708 64 59 Jonas Alfredson, CFO, phone +46 31-708 64 41, +46 733-90 49 12 Pia-Lena Olofsson, Group Accounting Manager, phone +46 31-708 64 49, +46 708-58 04 53

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