Handelsbanken has 10 % of Midtbank shares

Handelsbanken has 10 % of Midtbank shares After further acquisitions in the market, Handelsbanken now owns 264 000 shares in Midtbank, corresponding to 10.15 percent of the bank. For further information please contact: Pär Boman, Executive Vice President and Head of Handelsbanken Denmark tel: +45 33 41 8201 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/04/27/20010427BIT01740/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/04/27/20010427BIT01740/bit0001.pdf