Nexam Chemical Holding AB (publ) Year-End Report 1 January – 31 December 2017

Acquisition enable for multifunctional masterbatch and secures production capacity

Fourth quarter at a glance

Operational:

  • Nexam Chemical acquires the masterbatch manufacturer Plasticolor.

  • Receives order of NEXAMITE® for multifunctional masterbatch for production of polyethylene pipe.

  • Order received from new customer within focus area PET-foam.

  • First commercial order from Diab for NEXAMITE®-based masterbatch.

  • Nexam Chemical supplies material for semiconductors – a new segment within high performance.

  • Receives order within high performance worth SEK 5.3 million for delivery during 2018.

Financials:

  • Net sales for the fourth quarter totaled SEK 9,691,000 (2,097,000) and for the full year SEK 18,694,000 (8,268,000).

  • The operating loss for the fourth quarter SEK -8,153,000 (-6,078,000) and for the full year SEK -22,899,000 (-21,923,000).

  • In comparison to the beginning of the year, cash and cash equivalents amounted to SEK 86,407,000 (133,147,000).

  • Cash flow from operating activities during quarter was SEK -4,049,000 (-4,700,000) and for the full year SEK -18,471,000 (-17,585,000).

  • Result per share after dilution for the quarter was SEK 0.13 (-0.09) and for the full year SEK -0.10 (-0.36).

  • The board proposes no dividend for the year 2017.

Lund 14 February, 2018

The Board of Directors

These financial statements have not been reviewed by the Company´s auditor.

Note: This press release has been translated from Swedish. The Swedish text shall govern for all purposes and prevail in case of any discrepancy with the English version.

For further information please contact:

Anders Spetz, CEO, +46-703 47 97 00, anders.spetz@nexamchemical.com

This information is information that Nexam Chemical Holding AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 08:00 CET on February 14, 2018.

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About Nexam Chemical

Nexam Chemical develops technology and products that make it possible to significantly improve the production process and properties of most types of plastics in a cost-effective manner and with retained production technology. The improved properties include strength, toughness, temperature and chemical resistance as well as service life. The improvements in properties that can be achieved by using Nexam Chemical's technology make it possible to replace metals and other heavier or more expensive materials with plastics in a number of applications. In applications where plastic is already used, Nexam Chemicals products can improve the manufacturing process, reducing material use and enable more environmental friendly alternatives. Example of commercial applications: pipe manufacturing, foam production and high-performance plastics. More information about the business will be found on www.nexamchemical.com. The company´s Certified Adviser is FNCA Sweden AB.

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