Interim report January-June 2011

Regulatory Information 2011-08-19

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  * Profit before tax SEK 889m (597)
  * Earnings per share before dilution SEK 2.18 (1.07)
  * Mixed development in the holdings
  * Acquisition of Finnkino
  * Dividends in Anticimex and Arcus-Gruppen
  * Exits of Camfil and Superfos completed - total exit gain SEK 487m
  * Medisize sold after the end of the period - exit gain SEK 40m
  * Total return on Ratos shares 2%
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Stockholm, 19 August 2011 Ratos AB (publ)
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For further information, please contact: Arne Karlsson, 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 - September 2011 9 November 2011
Year-end report 2011 16 February 2012
Annual General Meeting 18 April 2012
Interim report January-March 2012 8 May 2012
Interim report January-June 2012 17 August 2012
Interim report January-September 2012 9 November 2012
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, Biolin Scientific, Bisnode, Contex, DIAB, EuroMaint, Finnkino, GS-Hydro, Hafa Bathroom Group, HL Display, Inwido, Jøtul, KVD Kvarndammen, Lindab, Mobile Climate Control, SB Seating andStofa. Ratos is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm and market capitalisation amounts to approximately SEK32 billion.