Notice of Annual General Meeting in Atlas Copco AB

March 19, 2012

Stockholm, Sweden, March 19, 2012: The Shareholders of Atlas Copco AB are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting (the Meeting) to be held on Friday April 27, 2012 at 3.00 p.m. (Swedish time) at Aula Magna, University of Stockholm, Frescativägen 6, Stockholm, Sweden. Registration starts 1.30 p.m.


Shareholders, intending to participate in the Meeting, must

- be recorded in the register of shareholders kept by Euroclear Sweden AB onFriday April 20, 2012, and

- notify the Company in writing of their intent to participate in the Meeting no later thanMondayApril 23, 2012, 1 p.m. 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

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 Monday April 20, 2012. Shareholders should notify their trustees/banks well in advance of this date.

Shareholders who are represented by proxy holder shall submit a proxy. A proxy form is available on The Company will also send a proxy form to those shareholders who so request. Representatives of legal entities must be able to present a copy of the registration certificate or other similar authorization document to support the proxy. Please send such proxies and other authorization documents to the Company well in advance to ease the registration process at the Meeting.

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 from agenda point eight.

The President’s speech as well as supporting presentation material will be available on the Company website from April 30, 2012.

For the full Notice of the Annual General Meeting, see the attached pdf file.

For further information please contact:

  • Daniel Frykholm, Media Relations Manager +46 (0)8 743 8060 or +46 (0)70 865 8060
  • Mattias Olsson, Vice President Investor Relations +46 (0)8 743 8295 or +46 (0)72 729 8295

Atlas Copco discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act.
Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2011, Atlas Copco had 37 500 employees and revenues of BSEK 81 (BEUR 9). Learn more at