Interim Report January - September 2003

Interim Report January - September 2003 Investor's net asset value on September 30, 2003 amounted to SEK 75,567 m. (SEK 99 per share), compared with SEK 62,869 m. (SEK 82 per share) on December 31, 2002, an increase of 20 percent. The value of Investor's total assets was SEK 95,320 m. on September 30, 2003, as against SEK 79,227 m. at year-end 2002. Net debt amounted to SEK 19,753 m. on September 30, 2003 (SEK 16,358 m. on December 31, 2002), corresponding to 21 percent of total assets (21). The value of Investor's Core Holdings increased SEK 14,675 m. during the first nine months of the year. All core holdings contributed positively to the change in value, of which Ericsson, AstraZeneca and ABB accounted for the most substantial part: SEK 4,138 m., SEK 2,253 m. and SEK 2,228 m., respectively. The value of New Investments decreased SEK 86 m. during the period. Investments totaled SEK 1,407 m. and shares were sold for SEK 1,715 m. The total return on Investor shares was 33 percent in the first nine months of 2003, compared with -59 percent in the corresponding period of 2002. In the third quarter, the total return was 10 percent. The total return has been 52 percent in the past 12-month period. For more information: Lars Wedenborn, Chief Financial Officer: +46 8 614 2141, +46 70 624 2141 Fredrik Lindgren, Vice President, Corporate Communications: +46 8 614 2031, +46 70 624 2031 Investor Relations Group, +46 8 614 2800 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: The full report The full report

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Investor, founded by the Wallenberg family a hundred years ago, is the leading owner of high quality Nordic-based international companies. Through board participation, our industrial experience, network and financial strength, we strive to make our companies best-in-class. Our holdings include among others ABB, Atlas Copco, Ericsson, Mölnlycke and SEB.