Announcement: Bure repurchases own shares

The Annual General Meeting on April 23, 2008, of Bure Equity AB (publ) ("Bure") authorized the Board of Directors to purchase the company's own shares for the purpose to enable the Board to adjust the capital structure to the company’s needs and thereby contribute to increased shareholder value. The same day the company's Board decided to utilize this authorization.

Bure has today repurchased 8.724.957 own shares on the Stockholm Stock Exchange (Stockholmsbörsen) at a market price of SEK 39.90 each.

Bure hereafter holds in total 8.724.957 own shares, representing 9.42 per cent of all outstanding shares in Bure, 92,639,637.

Gothenburg, August 28, 2008

Bure Equity AB (publ)