Expiry of the mandatory offer period in PC LAN

Expiry of the mandatory offer period in PC LAN In connection with Scribona AB's voluntary offer to acquire all outstanding shares of PC LAN ASA, Scribona has received acceptances for a total of 1,693,992 shares, corresponding to a shareholding of approximately 2.3% of the outstanding shares of PC LAN. These reported preliminary numbers of shares under acceptances are subject to any corrections in connection with the final registration of the acceptances with the Norwegian Registry of Securities ("VPS"). Scribona already owns 69,187,262 shares in PC LAN (approximately 95.8%). Settlement for the mandatory offer will be distributed as soon as practicably possible (approximately June 26) and no later than 14 days after the expiry of the offer period. Scribona, which has initiated a compulsory acquisition of the remaining shares in PC LAN, is officially registered as the sole owner of PC LAN. Shareholders in PC LAN which have been included in the compulsory acquisition and which have made no objections to the settlement amount, will receive their settlement no later than August 1, 2001. Those shareholders which have made objections to this settlement amount will receive their settlement to the amount and at the time as set by the Norwegian courts. Facts about Scribona AB Scribona is the Nordic leader in the market for IT products, offering the customers cutting-edge product expertise, the industry's leading e- commerce systems, optimized product availability and a wide range of complementary services. Scribona's operations are organized in three business areas: * Scribona Solutions - value added distribution of IT infrastructure * Scribona Distribution - effective volume distribution of IT products * Scribona Brand Alliance - exclusive agency for leading brands For further information, please contact: Lennart Svantesson, President and CEO, tel +46-8-734 35 76 Anders Bley, Executive Vice President, tel +46-8-734 35 55 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/06/20/20010620BIT00480/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/06/20/20010620BIT00480/bit0001.pdf

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