Year-End Report 1 January – 31 December 2005

Fourth quarter 2005 • Net sales increased by 38 per cent to 3 265 MSEK (2 370). Using fixed exchange rates and a comparable Group structure (organic growth), net sales increased by 13 per cent. • Earnings before tax, excluding non-recurring items, increased by 50 per cent to 300 MSEK (200). • Earnings before tax, including non-recurring items of -427 MSEK, totalled -127 MSEK (200). • Earnings after tax, including non-recurring item of -427 MSEK, totalled -110 MSEK (162). • Earnings per share, before dilution, totalled -1.65 SEK (2.90). • Cash flow per share totalled 6.63 SEK (3.73). • The Hexagon share has successfully been listed on the Swiss Stock exchange, SWX. Full year 2005 • Net sales increased by 17 per cent to 9 637 MSEK (8 256). Using fixed exchange rates and a comparable Group structure (organic growth), net sales increased by 12 per cent. • Earnings before tax, including non-recurring items of -79 MSEK, increased by 30 per cent to 705 MSEK (541). • Earnings after tax increased by 47 per cent to 618 MSEK (420). • Earnings per share, before dilution, increased by 38 per cent to 10.27 SEK (7.44). • Cash flow per share increased to 12.80 SEK (11.57). The Year-End Report 2005 will be presented on Tuesday 14 February 2005 at 15.00 CET at a telephone conference. For participation, please see the instructions at www.hexagon.se For further information, please contact: Sara Kraft +46 8 601 26 27 Investor Relations and Corporate Communication sara.kraft@hexagon.se

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