January - September 2008

• Sales totaled SEK 6,539 m (5,985). Adjusted for currency exchange rates, sales rose 14%. Order intake totaled SEK 6,401 m (6,077). After adjustments for currency exchange rates, the increase was 9%.

• Earnings per share amounted to SEK 6.42 (5.97).

• Operating income* and the operating margin* amounted to SEK 324 m (243) and 5.0% (4.1) respectively.

• In order to adjust the cost structure to the current demand, Haldex has launched a cost reduction program, including a reduction of the number of employees by approximately 700.

• Earnings in Garphyttan Wire continued to be strong. The operating margin was 10.1% (3.2).

• Cash Flow from operating activities was strong in the period amounting to SEK 634 m (22).

• On April 1, Haldex completed the acquisition of Concentric, a world-leading supplier of oil, water and fuel pumps for midsize and large diesel engines for trucks and construction machinery. The integration is running ahead of plan.

• Sales and operating income* are expected to increase compared to 2007 (excluding restructuring costs), which means that the prior outlook is revised due to the decline in demand. For more information, refer to Revised Outlook for 2008, page 12.

* Excluding amortization of acquisition-related surplus values.

About Us

Haldex develops, manufactures and distributes products for brake and suspension systems for commercialvehicles. Our customers include manufacturers of heavy trucks, buses and trailers, and axle manufacturersfor these types of vehicles. Other applications as agriculture and special vehicles are also served. Theproduct portfolio comprises all of the main components and sub-systems included in a complete brake orsuspension system. Haldex, with headquarters in Landskrona, Sweden, has a global presence in terms of sales, research, development, technical serviceand production. Net sales amounted to approximately 3.9 billion SEK in 2013. Manufacturing takes place inSweden, Germany, Hungary, China, India, Brazil, Mexico and the USA. The company employs 2 135 people.


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