New number of shares in Mekonomen AB (publ)

On 23 May 2012, Mekonomen issued a press release stating that the company’s acquisition of Meca had been completed. As part of the acquisition process it was stated that a decision had been taken to issue 3,086,882 new shares in line with previously announced plans.

On completion of the issue of 3,086,882 new shares, there are now a total of 35,901,487 shares in Mekonomen. All shares are of the same class.

The information in this press release constitutes the disclosure of an increase in the number of shares in accordance with the first paragraph of chapter 4 section 9 (1991:980) of the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act.

For further information, please contact:

Per Hedblom, CFO ofMekonomenAB.
Telephone: +46 (0) 8-464 00 00.

MekonomenAB(publ), Corp. Reg. No. 556392-1971,
Box 6077, SE-141 06 Kungens Kurva. Sweden
Telephone: +46 (0) 8-464 00 00. Fax: +46 (0) 8-464 00 66.

Mekonomen makes CarLife easier through a wide and easily accessible range of inexpensive and innovative solutions and products for consumers and companies. We are the leading spare-parts chain in the Nordic region with proprietary wholesale operations, more than 400 stores and more than 2,200 workshops operating under the Mekonomen brands.

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Mekonomen group is the leading spare-part chains in the Nordic region and consists of three subgroups; Meca Scandinavia, Mekonomen Nordic and Sørensen og Balchen. We offer a broad and an easily accessible range of value-for-money and innovative solutions and products for consumers and companies. Within Mekonomen Group operates the leading. Mekonomen Group has approximately 400 stores and over 2,300 workshops.