Framfab ownership in Guide after extended acceptance period

Framfab ownership in Guide after extended acceptance period Stockholm February 16, 2000 -- At the expiration of the extended acceptance period February 10, 2000 of Framfab's public offer to the shareholders in and holders of warrants 1999/2002 issued by Guide, shareholders and holders of warrants representing 98,7 per cent of the share capital and 99,1 per cent of the voting rights in Guide have accepted the offer, after full exercise of all warrants. For those shareholders and holders of warrants having accepted the offer during the extended acceptance period, Framfab shares will be delivered on or about February 25, 2000, after which date trading in the new shares may commence. Compulsory acquisition proceedings in order to redeem the remaining shares in Guide have been initiated. The Guide Series B share will be delisted from the O-list on the OM Stockholm Exchange on February 28, 2000. The last day of trading in the share is consequently Friday February 25, 2000. For more information please contact: Jonas Birgersson, CEO Framfab, +46 8 545 258 00, Ola Kallemur, Press Relations Manager Framfab, +46 8 545 258 21, +46 709 41 21 11,, Niclas Lilja, Manager Investor Relations Framfab, +46 8 545 258 09, +46 709 41 21 79,,, Framfab's business concept is to create new business for the network economy through digital and interactive services. Framfab today has approximately 1 700 employees, divided among 41 offices in Borås, Cologne, Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Halden, Helsingborg, Linköping, London, Lund, Malmö, Oslo, Palo Alto, Paris, Rome, Skövde, Stockholm, Sundsvall, Uppsala and Västerås. Among our clients are 3M, AstraZeneca, AXA, Electrolux, Ericsson, France Telecom, IKEA, International Red Cross, SAAB Group, Tele Danmark, Vattenfall, Volvo Car Corporation and Volvo Group. Framfab is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange "O" list (ticker FTID). ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit for further information The following files are available for download: