June 30, 2011
Stockholm, Sweden, June 30, 2011: The number of shares outstanding in Atlas Copco AB was during June decreased to 1 229 613 104 from 2 459 226 208. The change is a result of the share redemption procedure resolved by the Annual General Meeting on April 20, which has now been completed.
The share redemption procedure commenced with a 2:1 share split, which was carried out in May. After the split there were 1 678 788 192 series A shares (carrying 1 vote per share) in the company and 780 438 016 series B shares (0.1 vote/share).
Half of the shares in each series were redemption shares. All of these shares were in June redeemed by Atlas Copco for SEK 5 per share. The number of outstanding shares and votes is now the same as before the procedure was carried out.
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.