Ratos: Change in number of shares and votes


   This information is disclosed in accordance with Chapter 5, section 9, the
                       Financial Instruments Trading Act.

Ratos has, in accordance with information previously made public, conducted a
new issue of a total of 830,000 preference shares. The issue of preference
shares has resulted in changes in the share capital and the number of shares and
votes in Ratos.
Through the issue of preference shares Ratos's share capital is increased by SEK 2,614,500 and amounts thereafter to SEK 1,023,658,322.40.
After the issue the total number of shares in Ratos amounts to 324,970,896, of which 84,637,060 Class A shares, 239,503,836 Class B shares and 830,000 preference shares. Each Class A share entitles to one vote and each Class B share and preference share, respectively, entitles to one tenth of a vote. The total number of votes amounts to 108,670,443.6. The number of outstanding ordinary shares amounts to 319,006,019 and the number of outstanding preference shares to 830,000.
For further information, please contact: Emma Rheborg, Head of Corporate Communications and IR, Ratos, +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 17 billion.