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.