This information is disclosed in accordance with the Securities Markets Act and NASDAQ OMX Stockholm's rules regarding public offers on the stock market.
This press release may not be distributed, directly or indirectly, in or into, the United States of America, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Switzerland, South Africa or Japan. The Offer is not being made to (and acceptances will not be accepted from) persons in those countries or elsewhere where their participation requires further offer documents, filings or other measures in addition to those required by Swedish law.
Ratos has today made public the offer document regarding the offer to the shareholders in HL Display to tender all their outstanding shares in HL Display to Ratos compliant with the mandatory bid rules. The offer document is available in a Swedish language version only.
The offer document will be mailed to all directly registered shareholders in HL Display and can be ordered from ABG Sundal Collier, +46 8 566 286 00. The offer document will also be available at Ratos's office, Drottninggatan 2, 111 96 Stockholm, Sweden, at ABG Sundal Collier's office, Regeringsgatan 65, 5tr, 103 89 Stockholm, Sweden, as well as at Remium's office, Kungsgatan 12-14, 111 35 Stockholm, Sweden. The offer document is also available on www.ratos.se, www.abgsc.se and www.remium.se.
The acceptance period for the offer is expected to commence on 23 June 2010 and end on
13 August 2010.
Stockholm 21 June 2010
The Board of Directors
For further information, please contact:
Arne Karlsson, CEO Ratos, +46 8 700 17 00
Emma Rheborg, Head of Corporate Communications and IR Ratos, +46 8 700 17 20