Investor intends to buy back outstanding bonds

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out below, at 10:30 CET on May 9, 2017.

INVESTOR AB (publ) intends to invite noteholders of its EUR 300,000,000 3.25 per cent. Fixed Rate Notes due September 17, 2018, and its SEK 500,000,000 5.25 per cent. Fixed Rate Notes due September 4, 2019, to tender any and all of their notes for purchase for cash (the "Offers"). The intended purchase price will i.a. include a customary premium.

The purpose of the Offers is to pro-actively manage and optimize Investor's debt maturity profile. Notes repurchased pursuant to the Offers will be cancelled and will not be re-issued or re-sold.

Please note that further information, which i.a. will set out certain important restrictions, regarding the intended Offers is expected to be made available shortly and will be found on: http://www.londonstockexchange.com/exchange/news/market-news/market-news-home.html

For further information:

Stefan Stern, Head of Corporate Relations, Sustainability and Communications, Phone 46 8 614 2058, 46 70 636 7417
Magnus Dalhammar, Head of Investor Relations, Phone 46 8 614 2130, 46 73 524 2130

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out below, at 10:30 CET on May 9, 2017.

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Investor is the leading owner of Nordic-based international companies, founded by the Wallenberg family a hundred years ago. We own significant minority or majority interests in high quality companies. Through our participation on the boards of directors, we work for continuous improvement of the performance of the companies. With our industrial experience, network and financial strength we strive to make our companies best-in-class. Our cash flow allows us to support strategic initiatives in our companies, capture investment opportunities and provide our shareholders with a dividend. Our Core Investments include listed holdings Atlas Copco, SEB, ABB, Ericsson and the operating subsidiary Mölnlycke Health Care.