Disclosure Notice - EQT sells its shares in Ballingslöv

Disclosure Notice - EQT sells its shares in Ballingslöv The investors behind the private equity fund EQT Scandinavia I have on 12 March 2003 sold 1,982,496 shares in Ballingslöv International AB (publ). After this divestment, EQT Scandinavia I holds no shares in Ballingslöv. Contact: Fredrik Åtting, Partner, EQT Partners AB, +46-70-544 06 38 Contact person for questions on EQT: Caroline Rosén, Partner, IR & Communication, EQT Partners AB, +46-8-440 53 37 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/03/12/20030312BIT00690/wkr0001.DOC http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/03/12/20030312BIT00690/wkr0002.pdf

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