Altor and Bure complete acquisition of Carnegie

On 11 February, 2009, Altor Fund III and Bure Equity AB announced that they had signed an agreement to acquire Carnegie Investment Bank AB, a leading independent Nordic investment bank, from the Swedish National Debt Office. The transaction is approved by the relevant authorities and Altor Fund III and Bure Equity have today gained access to the shares in Carnegie Investment Bank. Gothenburg, 19 May, 2009 Bure Equity AB (publ) For additional information, please contact: Carl Backman, President and CEO Bure Equity AB, tel. +46 31-708 64 59 Patrik Tigerschiöld, Chairman Bure Equity AB, tel. +46 8-614 00 20