FINANCIAL REPORT FOR THE YEAR 2005

• Net total sales increased by 12.5 percent to SEK 916.2 million (814.6). • Operating profit improved to SEK 60.0 million (29.7). • Profit after tax was SEK 72.7 (40.8). • Earnings per share amounted to SEK 12.36 (6.94). • All business areas report improved results. • During the period, VLT AB has become owner of six new newspapers through its participation in the purchase of Centertidningar. The transaction also implies that the previous subsidiary VLT Press AB is now part of Västsvenskt Tidningstryckeri AB, in which the VLT Group’s shareholding simultaneously increases to 34.75 percent (10). • The Board of Directors proposes a dividend of SEK 5.00 per share (4.00). • The operating profit for 2006 is anticipated to show an improvement over last year. Reports, press releases and more can be found on VLT AB’s website at www.vltab.com Further information is also available from CEO Lennart Foss, tel +46 21 19 92 25 or +46 70 658 69 58.

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