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March 15, 2011
Stockholm, Sweden, March 15, 2011: The Shareholders of Atlas Copco AB are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting (the Meeting) to be held on Wednesday April 20, 2011 at 5.00 p.m. (Swedish time) at Aula Magna, University of Stockholm, Frescativägen 6, Stockholm. Registration starts 3.30 p.m.
Notification of attendance
Shareholders, intending to participate in the Meeting, must
· be recorded in the register of shareholders kept by Euroclear Sweden AB (previously VPC AB, the Swedish Securities Register Centre) on Thursday April 14, 2011, and
· notify the Company in writing of their intent to participate in the Meeting no later than Thursday April 14, 2011 to the registration address Atlas Copco AB, Box 7835, SE-103 98 Stockholm, or by telephone +46 (0)8 402 90 43 working days between 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. or on the Company website www.atlascopco.com/agm.
Shareholders whose shares are held in trust by a bank or other trustee must temporarily register their shares in their own names in the register of shareholders of Euroclear Sweden AB to be able to participate in the Meeting. Such temporary registration must be recorded by Thursday April 14, 2011. Shareholders should notify their trustees well in advance of this date.
Shareholders who are represented by proxy holder shall submit a proxy. A proxy form is available on www.atlascopco.com/agm. The Company will also send a proxy form to those shareholders who so request. For the ordering of proxy forms the same address and telephone number stated for the notification of attendance apply. Representatives of legal entities must be able to present a copy of the registration certificate or other similar authorization document to support the proxy.
Personal data obtained from notifications, proxies and the register of shareholders kept by Euroclear Sweden AB will solely be used for the necessary registration and preparation of the voting list for the Meeting. Entrance cards will be sent to the Shareholders who have notified their intention to participate. The proceedings will be simultaneously translated into English. Electronic devices for voting will be used.
The President’s speech as well as supporting presentation material will be available on the Company website www.atlascopco.com/agm from April 21, 2011.
For the full Notice of the Annual General Meeting, see the attached pdf file.
Atlas Copco discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act.