Interim Report January – June 2009

Acquisitions of Carnegie and Max Matthiessen completed. A continued sluggish market for the portfolio companies necessitates additional cost adaptations.

Second quarter of 2009 - Consolidated profit of SEK 130M (144). - Consolidated profit excluding discontinued operations of SEK 122M (90). - Diluted earnings per share of SEK 2.57 (1.55). - Bure’s share in net sales of the portfolio companies decreased to SEK 337M (404). - Bure’s share in EBITA of the portfolio companies decreased to SEK -23M (45). - Parent Company profit after tax of SEK -98M (175). - Carl Backman took over as the new CEO of Bure in April. - In May, Bure and Altor completed the acquisition of Carnegie Investment Bank. - In May, Bure and Altor completed the acquisition of Max Matthiessen. - Write-down of the Parent Company’s book value of shares in Mercuri by SEK 83M. Interim period January – June 2009 - Consolidated profit of SEK 132M (256). - Consolidated profit excluding discontinued operations of SEK 109M (118). - Diluted earnings per share of SEK 2.34 (2.76). - Bure’s share in net sales of the portfolio companies was SEK 599M (676). - Bure’s share in EBITA of the portfolio companies fell to SEK -32M (71). - Parent Company profit after tax of SEK -84M (187). - Parent Company equity per share of SEK 26.88 (29.00). Subsequent events - Altor and Bure will offer distribution of ownership to key employees in Carnegie Investment Bank. Bure’s holding thereafter amounts to 26.3 per cent of the company. - Altor and Bure have carried out a distribution of ownership to key employees in Max Matthiessen. Bure’s holding thereafter amounts to 17.5 per cent. A complete Interim Report can be read at https://www.bure.se Göteborg, 31 August 2009 Bure Equity AB (publ) For additional information, please contact: Carl Backman, CEO, phone +46 31-708 64 59 Jonas Alfredson, CFO, phone +46 31-708 64 41, +46 733-90 49 12 Pia-Lena Olofsson, Group Accounting Manager, phone +46 31-708 64 49, +46 708-58 04 53

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