Altor and Bure complete acquisition of Max Matthiessen

On 11 February, 2009, Altor Fund III and Bure Equity AB announced that they had signed an agreement to acquire Max Matthiessen Holding AB, the leading independent Swedish adviser within pension insurance, life insurance and long-term savings, 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 Max Matthiessen. 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

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