Utilization of transfer authorization in Investor AB to secure costs for the Company’s long-term variable remuneration programs

The Annual General Meeting 2015 decided to authorize the Company’s Board to decide on the transfer of the Company’s own shares in order to secure commitments and costs for Investor’s long-term variable remuneration program and for the issue of synthetic shares as part of the Board remuneration. Investor hereby announces that the Company’s Board has decided to utilize the authorization for these purposes.

The transfer of own shares may take place on NASDAQ Stockholm during the period from May 13, 2015 up to and including December 1, 2015 at a price within the from time to time registered price interval. Transfers will not be made during the thirty-day periods prior to ordinary quarterly reports, the day of the announcement included.

Investor currently owns 5,400,496 of its own B-shares and the maximum number of shares that may be transferred amounts to 1,500,000 B-shares.

For further information:

Stefan Stern, Head of Corporate Relations 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

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Investor, founded by the Wallenberg family a hundred years ago, is the leading owner of high quality Nordic-based international companies. Through board participation, our industrial experience, network and financial strength, we strive to make our companies best-in-class. Our holdings include, among others, Atlas Copco, SEB, ABB, Ericsson and Mölnlycke Health Care.

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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.