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Highlights of Handelsbanken’s Annual Report January– December 2013

February 4, 2014

Summary January – December 2013 , compared with January – December 2012 · The period’s profit after tax for total operations increased by 2% to SEK 14,295m (14,038); excluding the year of comparison’s recalculation of deferred taxes, the increase was 16% · Earnings per share increased to SEK 22.52 (22.34) · Operating profit increased by 6% to SEK 18,088m (17,108) and increased in all home markets outside Sweden · Return on equity for total operations decreased to 13.9% (14.9); excluding the effect of the recalculation of deferred taxes in 2012, return on equity increased by 0.8 percentage points · Income increased by 4% to SEK 36,327m (35,062) · Net interest income increased by 2% to SEK 26,669m (26,081) and in the home markets outside Sweden , net interest income increased by 17% · The C/I ratio improved to 47.0% (47.6) · The loan loss ratio fell to 0.07% (0.08) · The common equity tier 1 ratio according to Basel II increased to 19.2% (17.9) and the total capital ratio rose to 21.6% (20.7) · The common equity tier 1 ratio according to Basel III was 18.9% and the Bank continues to build up capital · The Bank’s liquidity reserve exceeded SEK 800bn · The Board proposes a total dividend of SEK 16.50 per share, with the ordinary dividend being SEK 11.50 per share (10.75) Summary of Q4 2013, compared with Q3 2013 · The period’s profit after tax for total operations decreased by 2% to SEK 3,527m (3,607) and earnings per share were SEK 5.55 (5.68) · Operating profit declined by 2% to SEK 4,458m (4,571) · Return on equity for total operations was 13.3% (14.2) · Income increased by 3% to SEK 9,278m (9,009) · Net fee and commission income rose by 11% to SEK 2,107m (1,896) · The loan loss ratio was 0.07% (0.06) The slide presentation for today’s press conference will be available at 06.30 CET at www.handelsbanken.se/ireng For further information, please contact: PÄr Boman, President and Group Chief Executive Tel: +46 (0)8 22 92 20 Ulf Riese , CFO Tel: +46 (0)8 22 92 20 Mikael HallÅker, Head of Investor Relations Tel: +46 (0)8 701 29 95, miha11 @ handelsbanken.se ( miha11%20@%20handelsbanken.se ) Handelsbanken discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act. Submitted for publication on 5 February 2014 , at 06.30 CET. For more information about Handelsbanken, please go to: www.handelsbanken.com This information was brought to you by Cision http://news.cision.com http://news.cision.com/handelsbanken/r/highlights-of-handelsbanken-s-annual-report-january--december--2013,c9531496 The following files are available for download: http://mb.cision.com/Main/3555/9531496/206767.pdf Handelsbanken’s Annual Report January– December 2013


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