Ratos: Interim report January-March 2013

This information is disclosed in accordance with the Securities Markets Act, the Financial Instruments Trading Act or demands made in the exchange rules. * Profit before tax SEK 799m (6) * Result before tax, adjusted for items affecting comparability and exit gains, SEK -83m (161) * Earnings per share before dilution SEK 2.53 (0) * Mixed performance in the holdings * Stofa exit completed - exit gain SEK 898m * Acquisition of Aibel completed in April * Acquisition of Nebula completed in April * Merger of Finnkino and SF Bio completed in May * Total return on Ratos shares 10% Telephone conference today at 10.00 a.m. CET, tel +46 8 505 201 10. Conference ID "Ratos". Stockholm 8 May 2013 Susanna Campbell CEO For further information, please contact: Susanna Campbell, CEO, +46 8 700 17 00 Emma Rheborg, Head of Corporate Communications and IR, +46 8 700 17 20 Financial calendar from Ratos: Interim Report January - June 2013 15 August 2013 Interim Report January - September 2013 8 November 2013 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, Aibel, Arcus-Gruppen, Biolin Scientific, Bisnode, DIAB, Euromaint, GS-Hydro, Hafa Bathroom Group, HL Display, Inwido, Jøtul, KVD Kvarndammen, Mobile Climate Control, Nebula, Nordic Cinema Group and SB Seating. Ratos is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm and market capitalisation amounts to approximately SEK 20 billion. Interim report January-March 2013: http://hugin.info/1180/R/1700262/561186.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#1700262]