KappAhl ready for listing on the Nordic Exchange in Stockholm

As of February 23, 2006, KappAhl, the Swedish fashion chain, will be listed on Stockholm Stock Exchange’s O List. Media are invited to follow the welcome ceremony held on the company’s first trading day. KappAhl will be the fifth new company to be welcomed to the Nordic Exchange this year[1].

R.S.V.P: Notify Jenny Palmblad no later than February 22 at jenny.palmblad@omxgroup.com Where: The Stockholm Stock Exchange, Tullvaktsvägen 15 When: 8.30 AM in the reception. The ceremony will last for about an hour Christian W. Jansson, President, KappAhl and Jenny Rosberg, President Company Services, OMX are participating in the ceremony. ”We are pleased to welcome a quality company like KappAhl to the Nordic Exchange in Stockholm. The quality stamp of being a listed company is good for relationships with customers, suppliers, investors and employees,” says Jenny Rosberg, President Company Services. ”Today, KappAhl is a fashion company with good profitability and potential for growth. As a listed company, we achieve an even stronger position through access to the Swedish and international capital markets. A listing also allows more people to become shareholders in our great company,” says Christian W. Jansson, VD, KappAhl. For link to a webcast interview with KappAhl’s President, Christian W. Jansson please visit www.omxgroup.com/stockholmsborsen. Photos from the welcome ceremony will be available at www.omxgroup.com/stockholmsborsen under Corporate actions and Changes in listed companies/Listings. About KappAhl KappAhl sells clothes for women, men and children in more than 250 stores in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Poland. Their mission statement is to offer value-for-money fashion with a wide appeal. KappAhl’s vision is to become the leading and most profitable fashion chain in the Nordic countries for women aged 30 years and older, with men and children. In the 12 months ending August 31, 2005, KappAhl’s net sales were SEK 3,9 billion and earnings before interest and taxes were SEK 403 million. A round lot in Kapp-Ahl, whose short name will be KAHL, amounts to 100 shares. The company is included in the Consumer discretionary sector. Further information about KappAhl’s industry classification and similar matters is available at www.omxgroup.com/stockholmsborsen under Press and Exchange notices /Search /Equity related information. For more information, please contact: Jenny Palmblad, Communications Project Manager, OMX +46-8-405 68 51 [1] EpiCept Corporation, Old Mutual and KappAhl in Stockholm. KapitalPleje and cBrain in Copenhagen.

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