Atlas Copco cancels Secondary Listing at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

February 7, 2005

Stockholm, Sweden, February 7, 2005: Atlas Copco AB has decided to apply for a delisting of the secondary listing of its class A and B shares from the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The trading of Atlas Copco shares on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange is negligible and therefore does not support a listing. The trading is intended to be discontinued during 2005. For further information please contact:  Mattias Olsson, Investor Relations Manager  +46 (0)8 743 8291 or +46 (0)70 518 8291  Atlas Copco is an international industrial Group with its head office in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2004, the Group had revenues of approximately  BSEK 49, with 98% of revenues outside Sweden, and about 27 000 employees. The Group produces and markets compressed air equipment and generators, construction and mining equipment, industrial tools, and assembly systems and offers related service and equipment rental. The Atlas Copco Group includes famous brands such as Atlas Copco, RSC, and CP. More information can be found on