Publication of addendum to prospectus regarding the 2014 rights offering of Meda AB

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Today Meda AB has published an addendum to the previously published prospectus regarding Meda’s invitation to subscribe for shares. The addendum has been prepared due to that Rottapharm S.p.A., a company acquired by Meda on 10 October 2014, has published its interim report for January- September 2014 today. The interim report is included in the addendum.

The addendum, which has been approved and registered with the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority, must be read together with the prospectus in all parts. The addendum to the prospectus and the prospectus are available on Meda’s website as well as on SEB’s website

Investors who, prior to the publication of this addendum, have subscribed for or in any other way has given their consent to purchase or to subscribe for shares under the prospectus, have in accordance with Chapter 2, Section 34 of the Financial Instruments Trading Act (1991:980) the right to withdraw submitted subscription or consent up to and including 2 December 2014, i.e. within two business days from the publication of the addendum. Withdrawal is made in writing to SEB, Emissioner R B6, SE - 106 40 Stockholm, Sweden. Investors who have subscribed for shares through a nominee shall contact their nominee regarding withdrawal. Subscription not withdrawn will remain binding and those who wish to remain as subscribers of shares do not need to take any actions.

Danske Bank A/S, Danmark, Sverige Filial, Nordea Bank AB (publ) and SEB Corporate Finance, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) are acting as financial advisors and Advokatfirman Lindahl KB is acting as legal advisor to Meda in connection with the rights issue.

For further inquiries, please contact:

Paula Treutiger, VP Corporate Communications & Sustainability               ph: +46 733-666 599                                                                                                                                 

Meda AB discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on November 28, 2014, at 12.30 CET.

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Important information

The information in this press release does not constitute an offer to acquire, subscribe for or otherwise trade in shares, subscription rights or other securities in Meda. Any invitation to the persons concerned to subscribe for shares in Meda will only be made through the prospectus which was published by Meda on 14 November 2014.

This press release may not be released, published or distributed, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa or any other jurisdiction where such action is wholly or partially subject to legal restrictions or where such action would require additional prospectuses, registrations or other actions in addition to what follows from Swedish, Danish or English law. Nor may the information in this press release be forwarded, reproduced or disclosed in a manner that contravenes such restrictions or would entail such requirements. Failure to comply with this instruction may result in a violation of applicable securities laws.

No subscription rights, BTAs (interim shares) or new shares have or will be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, (“Securities Act”) or securities legislation in any state or other jurisdiction in the United States and may not be offered or sold, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, except pursuant to an available exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and in compliance with the securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements which reflect Meda’s current view on future events and financial and operational development. The words “intend”, “estimate”, “expect”, “may”, “plan”, “anticipate” or similar expressions regarding indications or predictions of future developments or trends and which are not statements based on historical facts constitute forward-looking information. Although Meda believes that these statements are based on reasonable assumptions and expectations, Meda cannot give any assurances that such statements will materialize. Forward-looking statements are in its nature involved with both known and unknown risks and uncertainties, since it is depending on future events and circumstances. Forward-looking statements do not constitute any representations and warranties and the outcome could differ materially from the information set out in the forward-looking statements.

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