This information is disclosed in accordance with Chapter 4, Section 9 of the Financial Instruments Trading Act.
The recently completed non-cash issue in conjunction with the acquisition of the Remius family's shares in HL Display, resulted in an increase in the number of shares and votes in Ratos in July as set out below.
The number of B shares has increased by 217,556 and the number of votes by 21,755.6. As of 30 July 2010, the total number of shares in Ratos amounts to 162,070,448 (of which 42,328,530 are A shares and 119,741,918 B shares) and the number of votes to 54,302,721.8. The number of outstanding shares is 159,237,307.
For further information please contact
Arne Karlsson, CEO, +46 8 700 17 00
Emma Rheborg, Head of Corporate Communications & IR, +46 733 80 22 63