Bure Health Care Interim Report Jan-June

[ I N T E R I M R E P O R T ] JANUARY - JUNE 2000 Bure Health Care changes its name to Capio * Bure Health Care Group is preparing for listing on the O list of the OM Stockholm Exchange this autumn. * Net sales rose by 61 per cent and amounted to SEK 1,705M (1,056). Organic growth amounted to 10 per cent * Earnings before goodwill amortization increased by 52 per cent to SEK 90M (59) including items affecting comparability, equivalent to an operating margin of 5.3 per cent (5.6) * Items affecting comparability amounted to SEK 117M * Earnings after financial items amounted to SEK 197M. After the end of the reporting period: * An agreement has been made to acquire the remaining 50 per cent of the shares in the Norwegian Volvat Group via a non-cash issue * The Board of Directors of Investment AB Bure will propose that the Extraordinary General Meeting decide that an employee shareholder ownership programme for Bure Health Care will be established. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/08/17/20000817BIT00580/bit0001.doc The full report http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/08/17/20000817BIT00580/bit0002.pdf The full report