Anoto Group´s new share issue fully subscribed

Anoto Group's new share issue fully subscribed In September and October Anoto Group AB (Stockholm Stock Exchange: O- list, Attract 40: ANOT) implemented a new share issue with preferential rights for Anoto Group shareholders raising SEK 207 million. The new issue has been met with keen interest and is fully subscribed. "In view of the predominantly unstable stock market this autumn, it is very satisfactory that the issue is fully subscribed and that sufficient funds have now been secured," says Christer Fåhraeus, CEO, Anoto Group. The new share issue with preferential rights for existing shareholders is fully subscribed, including approx. 3.6 per cent subscription without preferential rights, and will yield the company SEK 207,1 million before issue costs, equal to 25 892 300 new shares. Each shareholder has had the opportunity to subscribe for one new share for each three present shares held at a price of SEK 8. When the new issue has been registered the total number of outstanding shares will amount to 103 569 201. Further information is provided in the company's interim report for January - September 2002, which is published on October 30, 2002. Handelsbanken Securities has acted as financial advisor for the rights issue. For information contact: Christer Fåhraeus Charlotte Laveson CEO Director IR Anoto Group AB Anoto Group AB +46 733 45 12 05 +46 733 478 620 ANOTO GROUP AB is a Swedish hi-tech company with unique solutions for transmission of handwritten text from paper to digital media, scanning of printed text and intelligent camera surveillance. All products are based on digital camera technology and image processing in real time. The Anoto Group today has three brand names: Anoto® - a comprehensive solution entailing paper, pen and server technologies, allowing us to connect all types of writing paper with the digital world, C-Pen® - a scanning pen that can store, interpret and transfer printed text, and WeSpot(TM) - a hardware and software platform for intelligent camera surveillance. The Anoto Group has around 300 employees, offices in Lund (head office), Stockholm, Boston, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Major shareholders are Ericsson, Capital Group and the founder Christer Fåhraeus. The Anoto share is traded on the O-list, Attract 40 of Stockholmsbörsen (Stockholm Stock Exchange) under the ticker ANOT. For more information: www.anotogroup.com ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/30/20021030BIT00020/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/30/20021030BIT00020/wkr0002.pdf

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Anoto Group is the company behind and world leading in the unique technology for digital pen and paper, which enables fast and reliable transmission of handwritten text into a digital format. Anoto operates through a global partner network that focuses on user-friendly forms solutions for efficient capture, transmission and storage of data within different business segments, e.g. healthcare, bank and finance, transport and logistics and education. The Anoto Group has around 110 employees, offices in Lund (head office), Boston and Tokyo. .Among the major shareholders are Norden Technology A/S, Robur and SEB. The Anoto share is traded on the Small Cap list of the OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm under the ticker ANOT. For more information: www.anoto.com