Interim Report January – September 2009

• Sales for the third quarter increased by 10 percent to 3,606 MSEK (3,274)1) • In local currencies, sales for the third quarter increased by 3 percent1) • Operating profit for the third quarter increased by 8 percent to 874 MSEK (808)1)2) • In local currencies, operating profit for the third quarter increased by 3 percent1)2) • EPS (basic) for the third quarter amounted to 2.53 SEK (2.47)1)2) • EPS (basic) for the third quarter, including discontinued operations and one time gains, amounted to 5.38 SEK (2.67) 1) Amounts exclude Swedish Match South African operations, which are separately reported as discontinued operations 2) Excludes the gain on the sale of Swedish Match South African operations but includes restructuring charges of 45 MSEK related to US mass market cigar production

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Swedish Match develops, manufactures, and sells quality products with market-leading brands. Swedish Match’s product areas are Snus and moist snuff, Other tobacco products (cigars and chewing tobacco), Lights (matches, lighters, and complementary products), and Other operations. Production is located in six countries, with sales concentrated in Scandinavia and the US. The Swedish Match share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (SWMA). Swedish Match’s vision is a world without cigarettes. Some of its well-known brands include: General, Longhorn, White Owl, Red Man, Fiat Lux, and Cricket.

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