Interim Report January-September 2009

Highlights during the third quarter • Gambro, CaridianBCT and Mölnlycke Health Care showed strong operational momentum. 3 Scandinavia turned EBIT positive for the month of August. • The financial position remained strong with a net cash position of SEK 1.1 bn. on September 30, 2009. Financial information • Net asset value amounted to SEK 138,062 m. (SEK 181 per share) on September 30, 2009, compared to SEK 115,233 m. (SEK 150 per share) at year-end 2008, corresponding to a change, including dividend paid, of 22 percent for the nine-month period (-14). • Consolidated net profit for the nine-month period, including change in value, was SEK 26,353 m. (SEK 34.53 per share), compared to SEK -21,257 m. (SEK -27.77 per share) for the same period in 2008. • Core Investments had an effect on net asset value of SEK 28,260 m. during the period ( 18,025). All Core Investments had a positive impact, of which SEB had the largest, SEK 9,899 m. • Operating Investments had an effect on net asset value of SEK -1,001 m. during the period (-192). • Private Equity Investments had an effect on net asset value of SEK -1,151 m. during the period (-2,416). • The total return on the Investor share was 13 percent during the first nine months of 2009 ( 10). The total annual return averaged 14 percent over the past 5-year period. For further information: Oscar Stege Unger, Head of Corporate Communications, Phone +46 8 614 2059, +46 70 624 2059 Magnus Dalhammar, Investor Relations Manager,Phone +46 8 614 2130, +46 735 24 2130

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