Year-End Report 2012

  • Gross profit from property management increased by 13 per cent and amounted to SEK 1,065 million (945), due mainly to higher rents and additional net operating income arising from property acquisitions and investments.

  • Profit after tax for the year was SEK 1,939 million (1,435), equivalent to SEK 9.40 per share (6.96). The increase can be attributed to non-recurring revenue due to lower deferred tax following a reduction in corporation tax.

  • The Board proposes an increase in the dividend to SEK 2.60 per share (2.45).

  • The fair value of the property holdings at the year-end was set at SEK 23.1 billion (22.3), giving a net asset value of SEK 84 per share (76).

  • The equity ratio was 59 per cent (55), the net loan-to-value ratio was 18 per cent (18) and the interest coverage ratio multiple was 6.4 (7.0).

  • Consolidated net revenue amounted to SEK 1,542 million (1,437), an increase of 7 per cent.

  • The rental vacancy level at the year-end was 3.7 per cent (3.9).

  • In November, the property Nordstaden 8:26 in Gothenburg was acquired for approximately SEK 1.3 billion with a completion date in March 2013.

Stockholm, February 14, 2013
HUFVUDSTADEN AB (publ)

The Board

Appendix:
Year-End Report 2012

The information in this Interim Report is information that Hufvudstaden AB (publ) is obliged to publish according to the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instrument Trading Act. The information was published on February 14, 2013.

Questions can be answered by Ivo Stopner, President, or Magnus Jacobson, Head of Finance, telephone +46 (0)8-762 90 00.

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Hufvudstaden provides office and retailing premises in prime locations in Stockholm and Gothenburg. The Company was founded in 1915 and is today one of Sweden's largest listed property companies and one of the strongest brands in the country in the property sector.

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