Actica Omsorg, owned by Capio, is expanding in Norway

Actica Omsorg, owned by Capio, is expanding in Norway Following the public tender, Actica Omsorg has come to an agreement with the municipality of Bærum to take over the operations of the nursing home Bo och Behandlingshemmet Gullhaug. Gullhaug, which lies in the municipality of Bærum in the Oslo region, is a relatively new nursing home and considered to be one of the best in the area. It is a four-year contract and the annual sales rate for Gullhaug amounts to SEK 26 million. The acquisition is set for March 27, 2001. "We are very happy to have won this tender and that the municipality of Bærum regards us as a professional and sound actor with a new approach to the organisation regarding the end user", says Sture Ericsson , VD Actica Omsorg. Gullhaug Bo och Behandlingshem is a new nursing home. The first stage was ready in 1995 and the second in 1998. The nursing home has 56 rooms of its own and is built so that seven residents share a common living-room and kitchen. The facility makes it possible to find flexible solutions regarding its organisation and staffing. Actica Omsorg's operations span the entire spectrum of medical and healthcare services in the elderly care sector and range from a high degree of individual adaptation in home-care services to extremely care- intensive nursing homes. Actica already runs Atriumgården in the municipality of Bærum - a new care facility for seniors in the centre of Sandvika. Today, Actica has an annual sales rate of SEK 240 million, of which SEK 21 million in Norway. Actica Omsorg is a subsidiary to Capio AB, listed on the O list of the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Gothenburg 26 October 2000 Capio AB For more information, please contact: Sture Ericsson, Managing Director, Actica Omsorg AB and Head of Business Area Elderly Care, Capio AB 070-604 10 01 Ulrika Stenson, Vice President Corporate Communications, Capio AB 031-732 40 04, 070-590 07 23 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/10/26/20001026BIT01410/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/10/26/20001026BIT01410/bit0002.pdf