Ratos makes supplement to offer document public
This information is disclosed in accordance with the Securities Markets Act and NASDAQ OMX Stockholm's rules regarding public offers on the stock market. This press release may not be distributed, directly or indirectly, in or into, the United States of America, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Switzerland, South Africa or Japan. The Offer is not being made to (and acceptances will not be accepted from) persons in those countries or elsewhere where their participation requires further offer documents, filings or other measures in addition to those required by Swedish law.
Ratos has today made public a supplement to the previously published offer document regarding the offer to the shareholders in HL Display to tender all their outstanding shares in HL Display to Ratos. The supplement to the offer document is available in a Swedish language version only.
The supplement to the offer document has been published following the statement regarding the offer made by the Board of Directors of HL Displays on the 5 July 2010.
The supplement to the offer document is available at www.ratos.se, www.abgsc.se and www.remium.se.
The acceptance period for the offer is expected to commence on 23 June 2010 and end on 13 August 2010.
Stockholm 6 July 2010 Ratos AB The Board of Directors
For further information, please contact: Arne Karlsson, CEO Ratos, +46 8 700 17 00 Emma Rheborg, Head of Corporate Communications and IR Ratos, +46 733 80 22 63
Financial calendar from Ratos: Interim Report January - June 2010 20 August 2010
Interim Report January - September 2010 4 November 2010
Ratos is a listed private equity company. The business concept is to maximise shareholder value over time by investing in, developing and divesting primarily unlisted companies. Ratos offers investors a unique investment opportunity. Ratos's equity is approximately SEK 15 billion and has a market capitalisation of approximately SEK 32 billion. Ratos's holdings include AH Industries, Anticimex, Arcus Gruppen, Bisnode, Camfil, Contex, DIAB, EuroMaint, GS-Hydro, Hafa Bathroom Group, Haglöfs, HL Display, Inwido, Jøtul, Lindab, MCC, Medisize, SB Seating, Superfos and Other holdings.