Atlas Copco AB’s Nomination Committee for the Annual General Meeting 2009

October 17, 2008

Stockholm, Sweden, October 17, 2008: The following representatives of Atlas Copco AB’s four largest shareholders, together with the Chairman of the Board, Sune Carlsson, will form the nomination committee for the Annual General Meeting 2009.

Petra Hedengran, Investor AB (chair)
Ramsay Brufer, Alecta Pensionsförsäkring, mutual
KG Lindvall, Swedbank Robur Fonder
Håkan Sandberg, Handelsbanken Fonder

The Annual General Meeting of Atlas Copco AB will be held in Stockholm, Sweden, on Monday April 27, 2009.

Shareholders who wish to submit proposals to the nomination committee can do so via e-mail [email protected] or fax +46-8-615 0026.

For further information please contact:

Daniel Frykholm, Media Relations Manager
+46 (0)8 743 8060 or +46 (0)70 865 8060

Atlas Copco discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act.