Share transaction between Investor AB and Wallenberg foundations

Share transaction between Investor AB and Wallenberg foundations Investor AB has sold shares to the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (KAW) and the Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation (MMW) as follows: · 61,991,786 A shares and 15,900,962 R shares in Stora Enso Oyj, amounting to 8.6 percent of the share capital and 24.0 percent of the voting rights. · 14,955,052 A shares in SKF, amounting to 13.1 percent of the share capital and 26.8 percent of the voting rights. · 13,155,980 shares in SAS Sverige, amounting to 18.7 percent of the share capital and voting rights. Investor AB has acquired the following shares from KAW and MMW: · 109,172,096 A shares in Ericsson of which 93,332,096 from KAW and 15,840,000 from MMW - amounting to 1.3 percent 1) of the share capital and 16.4 percent of the voting rights. · 64,568,615 A shares in SEB from KAW, amounting to 9.2 percent of the share capital and 9.5 percent of the voting rights. Through these transactions, Investor AB has divested all of its shareholdings in Stora Enso, SKF and SAS. Investor Trading AB will continue to own 2,685,100 R shares in Stora Enso Oyj, amounting to 0.3 percent of the capital and 0.1 percent of the voting rights. And 1,255,200 A shares in SKF, amounting to 1.1 percent of the share capital and 2.3 percent of the voting rights. Investor AB's share of the capital in Ericsson has increased by 1.3 percent, from 3.3 percent to 4.7 percent. Investor's share of the voting rights in Ericsson has increased by 16.4 percent, from 22.3 percent to 38.7 percent. Investor AB's share of the capital in SEB has increased by 9.2 percent, from 10.0 percent to19.2 percent. Investor's share of the voting rights in SEB has increased by 9.5 percent, from 10.5 percent to 20.0 percent of the votes. Ericsson and SEB now represent approximately 18 percent and 11 percent, respectively, of Investor's core holdings on June 15, 2001. The value of the shares in these transactions has been determined by the volume-weighted average prices on Stockholmsbörsen (the Stockholm Stock Exchange) during the ten trading days immediately preceding the exchange of shares. (VWAP) For further information contact: Nils Ingvar Lundin, Managing Director, Corporate Relations, Investor AB Mobile phone: +46 70 514 20 49 e-mail: nilsingvar.lundin@investorab.com Fredrik Lindgren, Vice President, Investor Relations, Investor AB Mobile phone: +46 70 624 20 31 e-mail: fredrik.lindgren@investorab.com 1. After full dilution from existing option programs. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/06/15/20010615BIT00100/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/06/15/20010615BIT00100/bit0002.pdf

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