Subscription to stock-option program within PartnerTech closes

Subscription to stock-option program within PartnerTech closes The subscription period for the stock-option program that PartnerTech offered its employees during the spring of 2001 has now closed. In total, personnel have subscribed for 58,050 stock-options. Each stock-option permits the purchase of one share during the period April 2003 through March 2004. The subscription rate was SEK 19.73 per stock-option and the exercise price is SEK 165.20. In the event of full exercise of the stock-options, Partner Tech's shareholder equity can increase by a maximum of SEK 290,250, resulting in a dilution of approximately 0.7 percent of the registered shareholders' equity and voting rights in the company. Calculated together with existing stock- option programs, the corresponding dilution is approximately 4.0 percent. PartnerTech develops and manufactures electronics products under contract for leading growth companies, primarily in telecom infrastructure, IT/mechatronics, and medical equipment. The Group, which has some 900 employees in Sweden and abroad, is quoted on the Attract 40 list of the Stockholm Stock Exchange. For further information, please contact: Mikael Jonson, CEO, PartnerTech AB, mobile + 46 70-678 10 01 or Jonas Arkestad, CFO, PartnerTech AB, phone +46 40 10 26 42. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download:

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PartnerTech develops and manufactures products under contract for leading companies, primarily in Defense and Maritime, Industry, Information Technology, MedTech and Instrumentation, CleanTech and Point of Sale Applications. With upwards of 1,300 employees at its plants in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Poland, the UK, the United States and China, PartnerTech reports annual sales of more than SEK 2 billion. PartnerTech AB (, the parent company, has its head office in Vellinge, Sweden, and is listed on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm Exchange.