Ratos increases its investment in Lindab Intressenter

Ratos increases its investment in Lindab Intressenter In connection with the completion of the public offer for Lindab by Lindab Intressenter, Ratos has increased its ownership interest in Lindab Intressenter from 43 per cent to 49 per cent. The additional investment, which was made on the same terms as the original investment, amounts to SEK 130m. Including this, Ratos's total investment in Lindab Intressenter is SEK 1,066m. Ratos's co-investors in Lindab Intressenter are the 6:th AP fund, Skandia Liv, Carl-Gustaf Sondén and Hans Schmidt-Hansen. For additional information: Arne Karlsson, CEO, +46 703 79 79 79 Financial calendar 2001: Interim Report, Q224 August Interim Report, Q313 November Ratos is a listed private equity company. The business concept is to maximise shareholder value over time by investing in, developing and divesting primarily unlisted companies. Ratos thus offers stock market players a unique investment opportunity. The net asset value of Ratos's investments is approximately SEK 9 billion. Ratos's holdings include Arcorus, Atle Industri, Camfil, Capona, Dahl, DataVis, DIAB, Esselte, Exceed, Gadelius KK, Haendig, Haglöfs, Hilding Anders, Hilton Group, HL Display, Industri Kapital, Intervect, Kronans Droghandel, Lindab, Martinsson Gruppen, Programmera, Q-Labs, Superfos, Sweden On Line, Telelogic och Telia Overseas. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/07/10/20010710BIT00450/bit0002.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/07/10/20010710BIT00450/bit0002.pdf

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