Industrivärden sells holding in Biodisk

Industrivärden sells holding in Biodisk Industrivärden is selling its holding, corresponding to 37% of the shares, in the medical technology company Biodisk, for approximately SEK 130 M. The sale will generate a capital gain of approximately SEK 110 M. Biodisk develops diagnostic testing products, with a focus on tests that measure resistance to antibiotics. Industrivärden has been an active owner of Biodisk since 1992, and the company reported sales of SEK 103 M in its 2000/2001 fiscal year, with very good profitability. Stockholm, Sweden, June 25, 2002 AB INDUSTRIVÄRDEN (publ) For further information, please contact: Carl-Olof By, Executive Vice President and CFO, Industrivärden, tel. +46- 8-666 64 00 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/06/25/20020625BIT00730/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/06/25/20020625BIT00730/wkr0002.pdf