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Ratos: Interim report January-June 2014

August 13, 2014

This information is disclosed in accordance with the Securities Markets Act, the Financial Instruments Trading Act or demands made in the exchange rules. * Profit before tax adjusted for exit gains SEK 13m (-75) * Profit before tax SEK 13m (820) * Earnings per share before dilution SEK -0.39 (2.41) * Steady earnings improvement and increased market activity for several holdings * Unchanged positive outlook for 2014 * Agreement in July to sell SB Seating - exit gain approximately SEK 240m * Total return on Ratos shares +12% Telephone conference today at 10.00 a.m. CET, tel +46 8 505 201 10. Conference ID "Ratos". Stockholm14 August 2014Ratos AB (publ) For further information, please contact: Susanna Campbell, CEO, +46 8 700 17 00 Emma Rheborg, Head of Corporate Communications, +46 8 700 17 20 Financial calendar from Ratos: Interim Report January-September 20147 November 2014 Year-end report 2014 19 February 2015Ratos is a private equity conglomerate. The company's mission is to maximise shareholder value over time through the professional, active and responsible exercise of its ownership role in primarily medium to large unlisted Nordic companies. Ratos's holdings include AH Industries, Aibel, Arcus-Gruppen, Biolin Scientific, Bisnode, DIAB, Euromaint, GS-Hydro, Hafa Bathroom Group, HENT, HL Display, Inwido, JØtul, KVD, Mobile Climate Control, Nebula, Nordic Cinema Group and SB Seating. Ratos is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm and market capitalisation amounts to approximately SEK 20 billion. Interim report January-June 2014: This announcement is distributed by GlobeNewswire on behalf of GlobeNewswire clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Ratos via GlobeNewswire [HUG#1848853]

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