Year-end report for 2005

Fourth quarter 2005 - Invoiced sales rose by 27% to MSEK 402 (318) – organic growth for comparable units was 12%. - The operating profit increased by 37% to MSEK 44 (32) - The result after financial items was a profit of MSEK 40 (27). - The profit after tax amounted to MSEK 27 (19). - Earnings per share increased by 44% to SEK 3.03 (2.11) Full-year 2005 - Invoiced sales rose by 20% to MSEK 1,491 (1,240) – organic growth for comparable units was 12%. - The operating profit increased by 38% to MSEK 140 (101). - The result after financial items was a profit of MSEK 125 (84). - The profit after tax amounted to MSEK 85 (57). - Earnings per share increased by 50% to SEK 9.62 (6.42). - In April all the shares in Telesteps AB, which manufactures telescopic ladders, were acquired. - As of June 14, 2005, Gunnebo Industrier’s shares have been listed on the O-list of the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Dividend - The Board proposes that a dividend of SEK 3.50 per share should be paid. Annual General Meeting - The Annual General Meeting will be held at 5.00 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2006, at Bryggaren, Spötorget in Västervik, Sweden.

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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