Annual General Meeting of Securitas AB, Thursday May 7, 1998

At the Annual General Meeting of Securitas AB (publ) today the following decisions were taken:

The Annual General Meeting approved the Board`s proposal for a dividend of SEK 2.75 per share (2.40). Tuesday May 12, was determined as the record date for the dividend with VPC (the Swedish Securities Register Centre), and the dividend is expected to be distributed by VPC on Tuesday, May 19.

Board of Directors and Auditors
Re-elected as members of the Board of Directors were Melker Schörling (Chairman), Gustaf Douglas (Vice Chairman), Thomas Berglund (President), Anders Frick, Berthold Lindqvist and Fredrik Palmstierna. Carl Douglas was further re-elected as Deputy Board Member.

Öhrlings Coopers & Lybrand were re-elected as auditors.
Further information may be obtained from Thomas Berglund, President and CEO, Håkan Winberg, Vice President and CFO, and Camilla Weiner, Investor Relations Manager, telephone +46 8 657 74 00.

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