Year-end Report January – December 2005

- Operating revenues for the period rose 8.6 per cent till SEK 2,334.4 m (2,149.0) - EBIT amounted to SEK 169.5 m (168.3) - The EBIT margin amounted to 7.3 per cent (7.8) - Net profit for the period amounted to SEK 117.6 m (106.2) - Earnings per share after full dilution and the share split amounted to SEK 3.61 (3.18) - The Board of Directors proposes a dividend of SEK 1.15 (1.15), corresponding to 32 per cent of net profit [REMOVED GRAPHICS] This Interim Report has been prepared pursuant to IAS 34. The transitional rules were presented in a separate press release on 14 March 2005. In this report, full-year results for 2004 are also reported in accordance with generally acceptable accounting practices in Sweden (SGAAP). The disclosures in Interim Reports for 2003 have not been re-calculated pursuant to IFRS. Mekonomen Mekonomen is Scandinavia’s leading car spare parts chain, offering service centres and motorists a broad selection of spare parts and car accessories. Its competitive edge lies in a network of wholly owned and co-operating stores offering broad geographical coverage, efficient logistics and high service levels. Inquiries to: Owe Andersson, CEO +46 (0)8 464 0080, mobile +46 (0)70 534 9570 Börje Bengtsson, COO +46 (0)8 464 0047, mobile +46 (0)70 828 4987 Jan Nilstadius, CFO +46 (0)8 464 0020, mobile +46 (0)70 300 5020

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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.


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