All information on Epiroc split from Atlas Copco

In January 2017, Atlas Copco AB initiated work to propose to the Annual General Meeting 2018 to decide on a split of the Group into two listed companies: Atlas Copco AB, with focus on industrial customers and Epiroc AB with focus on customers in the mining, infrastructure and natural resources segments.

Epiroc AB was a fully-owned subsidiary of Atlas Copco AB. At Atlas Copco’s Annual General Meeting on April 24, 2018, the decision was taken to distribute Epiroc AB to the shareholders of Atlas Copco AB and list Epiroc AB on the Nasdaq Stockholm stock exchange.

All shares in the wholly-owned subsidiary Epiroc AB was distributed to Atlas Copco AB’s shareholders in proportion 1:1. One share in Atlas Copco AB entitle to one share in Epiroc AB. Holders of a series A share in Atlas Copco AB receives one series A share in Epiroc AB and holders of a series B share in Atlas Copco AB receives one series B share in Epiroc AB.

The first day of trading in Epiroc AB was June 18, 2018. Epiroc’s shares of series A are traded under the ticker EPI A with the ISIN code SE0011166933 and shares of series B are traded under the ticker EPI B with the ISIN code SE0011166941.

Atlas Copco AB has requested general guidelines from the Swedish Tax Agency regarding the allocation of tax basis between Atlas Copco AB and Epiroc AB shares. It is expected that the general guidelines will be published towards the end of August. For more information regarding certain tax considerations, see pages 115 – 119 of Epiroc’s listing prospectus.

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Epiroc carve-out and spin-off timeline

The split of the Group video

Animated video explaining the split of the Atlas Copco Group into two groups, Atlas Copco and Epiroc.


  • 20180820 The Swedish Tax Agency´s information on the allocation of the tax basis of the shares following Atlas Copcos AB´s share distribution in 2018
  • US Form 8937 Atlas Copco distribution of Epiroc 2.3 MB, PDF
  • 20180618 Epiroc trading on Nasdaq Stockholm starts today 295.8 kB, PDF
  • 20180530 Epiroc hosts its first Capital Markets Day 429.5 kB, PDF
  • 20180525 Epiroc Prospectus 4.2 MB, PDF
  • 20180517 Distribution and listing of Epiroc AB 267 kB, PDF
  • 20180420 Invitation to Epiroc Capital Markets Day May 30, 2018 57.6 kB, PDF
  • 20180320 Information brochure on Epiroc 1.4 MB, PDF
  • 20180223 Epiroc Capital Markets Day on May 30, 2018 160.7 kB, PDF
  • 20171222 Atlas Copco announces three new members of the Board of Directors of Epiroc AB 258.9 kB, PDF
  • 20171114 Atlas Copco hosts Capital Markets Day 2017 289.7 kB, PDF
  • 20171114 Capital Markets Day 2017 Epiroc Split Update 1.2 MB, PDF
  • 20170905 Atlas Copco announces new members of the Board of Epiroc AB – the company planned to be listed in 2018 255.4 kB, PDF
  • 20170823 Atlas Copco announces the management team of Epiroc – the company planned to be dividended out in 2018 263.8 kB, PDF
  • 20170718 Per Lindberg appointed CEO of Epiroc, the company Atlas Copco plans to dividend out in 2018 281.6 kB, PDF
  • 20170615 Atlas Copco receives consent from noteholders 15.6 kB, PDF
  • 20170523 Atlas Copco to launch consent solicitation to certain noteholders 124.1 kB, PDF
  • 20170502 Atlas Copco announces Epiroc as name of the company to be dividended out in 2018 156.9 kB, PDF
  • 20170426 Ronnie Leten to be Chair of the new company that Atlas Copco will dividend out in 2018 320.9 kB, PDF
  • 20170116 Atlas Copco Board of Directors proposes to split the Group in 2018 345.1 kB, PDF
  • 20170116 Atlas Copco proposes to split the Group 427.9 kB, PDF