Atlas Copco’s new capital structure

June 14, 2007

Stockholm, Sweden, June 14, 2007: Atlas Copco AB’s redemption shares of series A and series B have today been redeemed, and payment to the shareholders of approximately BSEK 24.4 is expected to take place on June 20, 2007. 

As part of the redemption procedure approved by the Annual General Meeting on April 26, 2007, Atlas Copco AB carried out a share split where each share was split into three shares, of which one redemption share. Upon completion of the procedure the redemption shares are redeemed at a price of SEK 40 per share.    The Swedish Companies Registration Office has today registered a reduction of Atlas Copco’s share capital of SEK 262 002 730 through redemption of 628 806 552 redemption shares, of which 419 697 048 redemption shares of series A and 209 109 504 redemption shares of series B. Further, an increase in the company's share capital of SEK 262 002 730 is registered following a bonus issue. The increase in the share capital is transferred from the non-restricted equity. No new shares are issued in connection with the bonus issue. Atlas Copco’s share capital is consequently restored to the same level as prior to the redemption procedure.   Following these transactions Atlas Copco has a total of 1 257 613 104 outstanding shares, of which 839 394 096 series A shares and 418 219 008 B-shares.   The redemption procedure means that in total SEK 24 415 694 080 will be distributed to Atlas Copco’s shareholders. Payment to the shareholders is expected to take place on June 20, 2007.   Since May 18, 2007, the Atlas Copco share is traded in round lots of 200 shares. For further information please contact: Hans Sandberg, Senior Vice President General Counsel +46 (0)8 743 90 41 or +46 (0)70 319 9041 Daniel Frykholm, Media Relations Manager  +46 (0)8 743 8060 or +46 (0)708 65 8060