Nordea acquires remaining shares in Nordisk Renting

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Nordea acquires remaining shares in Nordisk Renting Nordea, through Nordea Bank Finland Plc, has acquired the remaining 60% of the shares in Nordisk Renting AB from 3i Group Plc and the Sixth Swedish National Pension Fund. Nordea already owns 40% of Nordisk Renting and has now exercised its option to acquire the remaining shares. The option became exercisable as from 1 January 2003. The purchase price is approximately EUR 118 million (SEK 1,075m). The acquisition of the remaining shares in Nordisk Renting provides greater flexibility for Nordea's engagement in Nordisk Renting, which is currently being evaluated. The acquisition is subject to approvals by the relevant competition authorities and will only have a marginal effect on Nordea's operating profit. Nordisk Renting acquires, owns and develops properties for long-term leasing. For further information please see For further information: Jakob Grinbaum, Executive Vice President, Head of Group Treasury, +46 8 614 7891 Erik Evrén, Head of Group Media Relations, +46 8 614 8611 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: