First quarter 2010

• Consolidated net sales of SEK 286M (268). • Consolidated profit after tax of SEK 266M (2). Reversal of negative goodwill attributable to the merger had a positive effect on profit of SEK 264M. • Diluted earnings per share of SEK 2.96 (0.03). • Bure’s share in EBITA of the portfolio companies was SEK 37M (-46). • Parent Company profit/loss after tax of SEK -13M (14). The merger between Bure and Skanditek was completed at the end of January. In connection with the merger, Bure’s shareholders prior to the merger received an extraordinary dividend of SEK 9.50 per share, equal to a total of approximately SEK 478M. • After registration of the merger, Patrik Tigerschiöld was appointed as the new CEO of Bure. • Carnegie sold its Asset Management business area in February. • Micronic Laser systems intends to carry out a new share issue with pre-emptive rights for the company’s shareholders. Bure has committed itself to subscribe for its pro rata share of the issue, approximately SEK 93M. • The Board proposes an ordinary dividend of SEK 0.30 per share for the financial year 2009. The proposed dividend is equal to a total of SEK 27M (no ordinary cash dividend was paid in 2008).