Information on decision made regarding stock split

As previously announced, on 25 March 2015, Svenska Handelsbanken’s annual general meeting resolved to implement a 3:1 split of the company’s stock, so that every current share will be divided up into three new shares.

Shareholders will not need to take any action on account of the split.

The timetable for the stock split will be as follows:

       -       Final day of trading before the split: 18 May 2015

       -       First day of trading after the split: 19 May 2015

       -       Record day at Euroclear Sweden: 20 May 2015

       -       The new holdings are expected to be visible on shareholders’ securities accounts on 21 May 2015.

As a result of the stock split, the total number of shares in the company will increase from 635,679,618 to 1,907,038,854. The number of class A shares will increase from 623,929,175 to 1,871,787,525, while the number of class B shares will increase from 11,750,443 to 35,251,329.

Starting from 19 May, the following ISIN codes will be used for trading in Handelsbanken’s shares:

       -          Class A shares: SE0007100599

       -          Class B shares: SE0007100607

For further information, please contact:
Mikael Hallåker, Head of Investor Relations, tel. + 46 (0)8 – 701 29 95
Klas Tollstadius, Secretary of the Board, tel. + 46  (0)8 – 701 29 01

This information is of the type which Handelsbanken is obliged to make public according to the Swedish Securities Market Act. The information was submitted for publication on 8 May 2015 at 13.00 CET.For more information about Handelsbanken, see: www.handelsbanken.com

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