The european commission approves the merger between Sanmina and Segerström

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION APPROVES THE MERGER BETWEEN SANMINA AND SEGERSTRÖM On January 26, 2001, Sanmina Corporation ("Sanmina") (NASDAQ NM:SANM) made a public offer to the shareholders and holders of convertible debentures in AB Segerström & Svensson (publ) ("Segerström"). On February 23, 2001, the European Commission decided not to oppose the merger between Sanmina and Segerström and to declare it compatible with the common market and with the EEA Agreement. San Jose, February 26, 2001 SANMINA CORPORATION The Board of Directors For further inquires, please contact: At Sanmina Rick Ackel Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer +1 (408) 964 3613 Paige Bombino Corporate Communications +1 (408) 964 3610 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/02/26/20010226BIT00370/bit0002.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/02/26/20010226BIT00370/bit0002.pdf