Addtech Group acquires Alligator

Addtech Group acquires Alligator Adiator AB, part of business area Addtech Component Systems, has concluded an agreement to acquire the business in Alligator International Trading AB for the purpose of increasing the Group's growth in the automotive segment. Alligator is today primarily active in the areas of automotive climate control and electronics cooling. Among the larger customers are Volvo, Saab, Scania, Siemens and Ericsson. Net revenues amount to about MSEK 30. In addition hereto, the company has commission sales of about MSEK 300. This acquisition strengthens Addtech's present business in the automotive segment. Addtech's position as a strong automotive partner with niche competence is expected to offer opportunities of expanding the business concept in Europe. Going forward, the business will be conducted in Stockholm and Sölvesborg. President and responsible for the initiative will be Tommy Haglund. Solna, December 3, 2001 Addtech AB (publ) For further information, contact: Anders Dafnäs, President, Addtech Component Systems AB, +46 8 729 17 27 Tommy Haglund, President, Adiator AB, +46 8 729 17 01 Lars-Olof Strand, Chairman, Alligator AB, +46 456 150 40 Nils-Gunnar Persson, President, Alligator AB, +46 456 150 40 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download:

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Addtech is a technology trading group that provides technological and economic value added in the link between manufacturers and customers. Addtech operates in selected niches in the market for advanced technology products and solutions. Its customers primarily operate in the manufacturing industry and infrastructure. Addtech has about 2,900 employees in more than 130 subsidiaries that operate under their own brands. The Group has annual sales of more than SEK 10 billion. Addtech is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.