Number of A and B shares in Ratos

This information is disclosed in accordance with Chapter 4, Section 9 of the Financial Instruments Trading Act. Since the 2003 Annual General Meeting there is a conversion clause allowing conversion of A to B shares in the articles of association. This means that owners of A shares have an ongoing right to convert them to B shares. In December 2010 2,000 A shares in Ratos were converted to B shares, which affect the total number of votes. After the latest conversion in December the total number of A shares in Ratos is 42,323,530 (78% of the votes) and the number of B shares is 119,746,918 (22% of the votes). The total number of votes is 54,298,222. For further information, please contact: Emma Rheborg, Head of Corporate Communication & IR, +46 733 80 22 63 Financial calendar from Ratos: Year-end report 2010 17 February 2011 Annual General Meeting 2011 5 April 2011 Interim Report January - March 2011 5 May 2011 Interim Report January - June 2011 19 August 2011 Interim Report January - September 2011 9 November 2011 Ratos is a private equity conglomerate. The company's mission is to maximise shareholder value over time through the professional, active and responsible exercise of its ownership role in primarily medium to large unlisted Nordic companies. Ratos's holdings include AH Industries, Anticimex, Arcus Gruppen, Bisnode, Camfil, Contex, DIAB, EuroMaint, GS-Hydro, Hafa Bathroom Group, HL Display, Inwido, Jøtul, KVD Kvarndammen, Lindab, Medisize, Mobile Climate Control, SB Seating, Stofa, Superfos and Other holdings. Ratos is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and market capitalisation amounts to approximately SEK 40 billion. Press release PDF: This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Ratos via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1476131]