EQT Finalizes Sale of Vaasan & Vaasan to Capvest

EQT Finalizes Sale of Vaasan & Vaasan to Capvest On 3 March 2004 EQT completed the divestment of Vaasan & Vaasan and its subsidiaries to Capvest. Contact: Andreas Tallberg + 358 40 700 2252 EQT is a group of private equity funds with equity commitments exceeding EUR 3 billion. EQT Partners, acting as investment advisor to all EQT funds, has offices in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Helsinki and Munich. EQT realises its business concept by acquiring and developing high-quality medium sized companies in Northern Europe. EQT serves as an active owner and works in close co-operation with the management of the companies it acquires, to develop and implement value-enhancing strategies. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2004/03/03/20040303BIT00780/wkr0001.DOC http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2004/03/03/20040303BIT00780/wkr0002.pdf

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