Nordea AB (publ) has repurchased shares in the company

Nordea AB (publ) has repurchased shares in the company Following the authorisation of the Annual General Meeting on 10 April 2001 the Board of Directors of Nordea AB (publ) on 25 April 2001 decided to purchase shares in the company for purpose to achieve a hedge regarding the company's incentive programme. During 25 and 26 April 2001 Nordea AB (publ) has accomplished that purpose by repurchasing a total amount of 17 000 000 of such shares on Stockholm Stock Exchange. The shares were purchased at an average price of SEK 63.48 per share. Total shares issued are presently 2,982 million. For further information: Arne Liljedahl, CFO, + 46 8 614 79 96 Sigurd Carlsen, Investor Relations, + 46 8 614 78 52 or + 46 70 204 98 78 Erik Evrén, Group Media Relations, + 46 8 614 86 11 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT The following files are available for download:

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