Danir implements its public offer for Epsilon

Danir implements its public offer for Epsilon · The offer has been accepted to such an extent that Danir controls more than 94 percent of the votes and capital in Epsilon · Danir implements the offer and extends the acceptance period until March 18, 2003 The public offer of Danir AB ("Danir") to the shareholders and warrants holders of Epsilon AB ("Epsilon") has been accepted to such an extent that Danir controls more than 94 percent of the votes and capital in Epsilon, on an undiluted as well as on a fully diluted basis. More detailed information about the acceptance of the offer will be made public on March 10, 2003 after counting has been finalised. All the conditions for implementing the offer stated in the prospectus have been met and Danir implements the offer. In order to enable those shareholders and warrant holders who have not yet submitted their acceptances to participate in the offer, Danir has decided to extend the acceptance period until March 18, 2003. After the extended acceptance period Danir intends to initiate compulsory purchase of the remaining minority shares in Epsilon. In addition, the intention is to apply for a de-listing of the Epsilon shares from the Stockholm Exchange. For those who have accepted Danir's offer during the ordinary acceptance period, settlement is expected to begin on or about March 19, 2003. For those who accept the offer during the extended acceptance period, settlement is expected to begin on or about April 2, 2003. Malmö, March 5, 2003 Danir AB The Board of Directors For further information contact: Anders Johnsson, CEO Danir, tel. +46 703-79 13 74 Staffan Andersson, CEO Epsilon, tel. +46 703-27 39 00 This press release may not be distributed or published in the United States of America, Australia, Japan or Canada. The offer is not being made to persons whose participation requires an additional prospectus, registrations or measures other than those prescribed by Swedish law. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/03/05/20030305BIT00380/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/03/05/20030305BIT00380/wkr0002.pdf

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