Aspiro AB (publ): Interim Report, January-September 2000

Interim report January-September 2000 for Aspiro AB (publ) ¤ Net sales amounted to SEK 7,565 thousand (SEK 3,240 thousand) ¤ The result after financial items amounted to SEK -146,223 thousand (SEK -14,211 thousand). Restructuring costs of a one-off nature have burdened the interim result by the amount of SEK 19,298 thousand. Costs are reduced already by October 1 2000. ¤ Orders received amounted to SEK 36,079 thousand (SEK 3,830 thousand). Orders received as of November 13 totaled SEK 50,047 thousand and are expected to amount to SEK 85,000 thousand by the year-end. ¤ The company's liquid funds amounted to SEK 213,512 thousand at the end of the period. Aspiro's capital requirements are secured. ¤ Total billings for 2000 are expected to be in the region of SEK 12,000- 16,000 thousand. ¤ The market for Aspiro's mobile Internet services has expanded considerably during the fall and continues to grow steadily. The company's international strategy has resulted in sales of its products and services in nine countries. ¤ The company's focus on its core business activities during the fall is expected to lead to positive monthly figures by the end of 2001, a full 12 months earlier than originally stated. ¤ Aspiro's plans for a full listing on the OM Stockholm Stock Exchange's O-list remain unchanged. It is the board of directors' intention to apply for a listing very shortly. The company's ambition is to be listed sometime during the first six months of 2001. For the entire report, please read enclosed pdf-document. Aspiro's third quarter interim report will be followed by a teleconference on November 15 at 10:30 CET. The telephone number to the teleconference is: +44 20 8240 8242. Those wishing to take part are recommended to call 5-10 minutes before the start of the conference in order to register. The teleconference will begin with a presentation of the interim report. After which participants will be invited to ask questions. Aspiro will be represented by Lena Wittbjer, CEO, and Per Arvidsson, Controller. The teleconference will be in English. A recorded presentation of the report will be available for seven days after the teleconference on: +44 20 8288 4459, code 630312. For more information, please contact: Lena Wittbjer, CEO, Aspiro AB, tel: +46 40 630 03 00, e-mail: lena.wittbjer@aspiro.com or info@aspiro.com ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/11/15/20001115BIT00040/bit0001.pdf The full report

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