Change in the number of shares outstanding in Sectra during August


As at August 31, 2012, the number of shares in Sectra AB (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: SECT B) amounts to 37,094,978, of which 2,620,692 Series A shares and 34,474,286 Series B shares. This entails a decrease of 37,094,987 in the number of shares outstanding in August, of which 2,620,692 Series A redemption shares and 34,474,286 Series B redemption shares.

The change is attributable to the 2:1 split resolution with mandatory redemption, which was resolved at Sectra’s Annual General Meeting on June 28, 2012. Through this redemption procedure, SEK 5.00 per share totaling approximately SEK 185 million has been transferred to Sectra’s shareholders.

The information in this press release is such that Sectra AB (publ) is obligated to disclose in compliance with the Swedish Securities and Clearing Operations Act. The information was submitted for publication on August 31, 2012, at 9:30 (CET) .

For further information, please contact:

Dr. Jan-Olof Brüer, CEO and President Sectra AB, tel 46 13 23 52 09

About the Sectra Group
Sectra was founded in 1978 and has its roots in Linköping University in Sweden. The company’s business operation includes cutting-edge products and services within the niche segments of medical IT and secure communication. Sectra has offices in 12 countries and operates through partners worldwide. Sales in the 2011/2012 fiscal year totaled SEK 823 million. The Sectra share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm exchange. For more information, visit www.sectra.com .

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Sectra's business operations include cutting-edge products and services within the niche segments of medical IT systems and secure communication. Sectra has offices in 12 countries and operates through partners worldwide. The company was founded in 1978 and has its roots in Linköping University in Sweden. The Sectra share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB exchange. For more information, visit http://www.sectra.com