Sigma complete the offer for RKS and extends acceptance period
• The offer has been accepted to the extent that Sigma holds shares in RKS corresponding to 94,7 percent of the votes and 93,8 percent of the capital in RKS • Sigma is complete the offer and extend the acceptance period through August 13, 2004.
Sigma AB's ("Sigma") public offer to the shareholders and holders of convertible debentures issued by RKS AB ("RKS") has been accepted to such an extend that Sigma's holding of shares in RKS, amounts to 332 940 Series A shares and 14 792 297 Series B shares, corresponding to 94,7 percent of the votes and 93,8 percent of the capital. Sigma's holding of convertible debentures issued by RKS amounts to nominal SEK 953 964. Calculated after full conversion of the convertible debentures, Sigma's holding of shares and convertible debentures corresponds to 94,2 percent of the votes and 93,2 percent of the capital in RKS. All of the conditions stated in the prospectus for implementing the offer have been fulfilled and Sigma is proceeding with the offer. To facilitate participation in the offer by the shareholders and the holders of convertibles debentures issued by RKS who have not yet accepted the offer, Sigma has decided to extend the acceptance period through August 13, 2004. The approaching holiday period motivates the relatively long extension. After the extension, Sigma intends to request compulsory redemption of the outstanding minority shares in RKS. In addition, the intention is to delist the Series B RKS share from Stockholmsbörsen (Stockholm Exchange). The accounting for payment to those holders of shares and convertible debentures that accepted the offer during the ordinary acceptance period is expected to begin on or about July 12, 2004. The accounting for payment for those accepting the offer during the extended period is expected to begin on or about August 27, 2004. Göteborg June 30, 2004 Sigma AB (publ) For more information, contact: • Sune Nilsson, President Sigma AB, +46 703 79 15 28 • Lars Sundqvist, CFO of Sigma, +46 703 79 22 02. Sigma delivers IT solutions and consulting services to development-intensive customers. Operations are based on entrepreneur-driven, niche-oriented subsidiaries organized within the Business Solutions, IT Solutions and Information Solutions business areas. The Group has about 700 employees in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Switzerland. Sigma is listed on the O-List of Stockholmsbörsen.