Financial information from Atlas Copco during 2006

December 2, 2005

Stockholm, Sweden, December 2, 2005: The Atlas Copco Group will issue financial information on the following dates next year:

February 2
Preliminary 2005 Report
Q4 - fourth quarter results 2005

April 27
Q1 - first quarter results 2006 Annual General Meeting

July 17
Q2 - second quarter results 2006

October 24
Q3 - third quarter results 2006
February 1
Preliminary 2006 Report
Q4 – fourth quarter results 2006

Note: Atlas Copco will as of today only distribute press releases by fax to media that have especially requested this channel.

For further information please contact:

Annika Berglund, Senior Vice President Communications
+46 (0)8 743 8070 or +46 (0)70 322 8070

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. The Group has more than 25 000 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 Equipment Rental, and CP. More information can be found on