NeoNet Ranked as One of the Fastest Growing Companies in Sweden

NeoNet Ranked as One of the Fastest Growing Companies in Sweden NeoNet, a leading provider of real-time equity trading services for institutional investors and broker-dealers, today announced that the company was selected as one of the fasted growing companies in Sweden, ranking third on a list of 66 companies. The list was developed by Swedish growth consultant Ahrens and the leading Swedish daily newspaper Svenska Dagbladet. To qualify for the list, companies had to have an average organic revenue growth of at least 25 percent, a minimum of 50 employees and revenues of at least SEK 50 m (approximately EUR 5.5 m USD 5.2 m). The growth list has been published on a yearly basis since 1993. NeoNet's revenue for last year was SEK 190 m and has since the inception in 1996 showed a profitable average yearly growth rate of 108.5 percent according to Ahrens' definition. NeoNet's trading service provides institutional investors and broker- dealers worldwide with increased sources of liquidity and access to cross-border trading functionality. NeoNet offers consolidated electronic trading access to the following stock exchanges: NASDAQ, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, Stockholm, Helsinki, Copenhagen and Oslo. For further information, please contact: Torvald Bohlin Thomas Ahrens CEO of NeoNet CEO of Ahrens Rapid Growth Tel. + 46 8 454 15 39 +46 708 791 100 torvald.bohlin@neonet.se thomas.ahrens@ahrens.se [REMOVED GRAPHICS] NeoNet provides institutional investors and broker-dealers with an exchange network for electronic trading on the world's leading stock exchanges. The NeoNet system gives clients an efficient tool for real- time equity execution on the connected stock exchanges. Through NeoNet, clients experience trading access to one third of the world's equity market capitalization. Focused on providing a single point of access to multiple equity markets worldwide, NeoNet has 78 employees with offices in Stockholm and New York, is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange (short name NEO), and has clients in eleven countries including the U.S. and U.K. NeoNet AB (publ), P.O. Box 7545, SE-103 93 Stockholm, Sweden Tel: +46 8 454 15 00, Fax: +46 8 10 40 84 www.neonetsecurities.com ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/06/03/20020603BIT00130/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/06/03/20020603BIT00130/wkr0002.pdf

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