Interim Report January - September 2000

Interim Report - January - September 2000 - Continued strong demand for rental premises - Rental revenues up 10% and earnings strengthened * Income after financial items amounted to SEK 474 M (392). * Rental revenues increased by 10% to SEK 1,944 M (1,766). The demand for rented premises is very strong. * Investments amounted to SEK 1,839 M (1,272), of which property acquisitions accounted for SEK 1,027 (1,603) and investment in properties and facilities represented SEK 812 M (669). Property divestments amounted to SEK 244 M (78), with a capital gain of SEK 75 M (20). * The proportion of central government tenants declined to 45% * The outlook for full-year 2000 is an income of approximately SEK 400 M after net financial items, based on the existing portfolio and before gains/losses on the sale of properties. "The rental premises market is very strong, particularly in Stockholm, but also in the other major cities in Sweden," comments Håkan Bryngelson, President of Vasakronan. "During the first half [nine months] of the year, Vasakronan has renegotiated contracts corresponding to SEK 160 million in annual rent and a rental increase of 45 percent. "The outlook for full-year 2000 is an income of approximately SEK 400 M after net financial items. The strong development in operating surplus is offset by increased net financial items as a result of property acquisitions, investments and dividends." The entire report is also available on www.vasakronan.com, under finance. For additional information, contact: Håkan Bryngelson, President +46 8 783 21 05 Björn Lindström, Senior Vice President, Chief +46 8 783 21 12 Financial Bengt Möller, Senior Vice President, Corp +46 8 783 21 19 Communications ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/10/27/20001027BIT00320/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/10/27/20001027BIT00320/bit0002.pdf

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For updated and current information on Vasakronan please go to www.vasakronan.se or contact Peter Östman or Rebecca Liljebladh Thorell. Vasakronan is Sweden’s largest property company with a portfolio comprising 174 properties with a total area of 2.3 million square metres. We own, manage and develop centrally located office and retail properties in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö and Uppsala. The majority of the portfolio is located in Stockholm. The market value of our property portfolio totals around SEK 156 billion. The number of employees is approximately 310. Environment and climate work are highly prioritized. Vasakronan is a carbon neutral company and is ISO 14001 certified. We were Sweden’s first property company to offer green leases and in 2013 we issued the world's first green corporate bond. Vasakronan is jointly owned by the First, Second, Third and Fourth Swedish National Pension Funds. www.vasakronan.se

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