Year-end release 2006

Strong organic growth

Fourth quarter 2006
 The order intake rose by 9% to MSEK 482 (441) – organic growth for comparable units was 16%.
 Net turnover increased by 9% to MSEK 437 (402) – organic growth for comparable units was 15%.
 The operating profit increased by 12% to MSEK 49 (44).
 The profit after financial items amounted to MSEK 44 (40).
 The profit after tax amounted to MSEK 34 (27).
 Earnings per share increased by 28% to SEK 3.89 (3.03).

Full-year 2006
 The order intake rose by 23% to MSEK 1,885 (1,527) – organic growth for comparable units was 22%.
 Net turnover increased by 16% to MSEK 1,727 (1,491) – organic growth for comparable units was 14%.
 The operating profit increased by 38% to MSEK 193 (140).
 The profit after financial items amounted to MSEK 169 (125).
 The profit after tax amounted to MSEK 118 (85).
 Earnings per share increased by 39% to SEK 13.35 (9.62).

Dividend
 The Board proposes that a dividend of SEK 5.50 (3.50) per share be paid to shareholders.

Annual General Meeting
 The Annual General Meeting will be held at 5.00 p.m. on 24 April 2007, at Gunnebo Industrier’s staff house in Gunnebo.

About Us

Gunnebo Industrier AB is an international group of industrial companies that is active in 12 countries and has around 50 major distributors/agents worldwide. The group is engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of chain and lifting components, fastening systems for the building industry, blocks/systems for heavy lifting, non-skid products and telescopic ladders. The business is conducted through business areas:Fastening, Lifting and Technical Products (which comprises Blocks, Non Skid and Telescopics). Gunnebo Industrier markets well-known products in established market segments, and is market leader in each product and/or market area. The annual consolidated turnover amounts to over MSEK 1,400 and the group has around 1,200 employees.

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