Atlas Copco Improves Information to Investors

20 apr 1999

Tuesday, April 20, 1999---Atlas Copco has improved the information provided at its web site, to better serve the financial markets with relevant information about the Group.

Atlas Copco’s first quarter results presentation  An overhead slide show presenting Atlas Copco’s first quarter results will be published on the Group’s Internet site around noon, on April 20, 1999, as a complement to the interim report. This procedure will also apply for coming reports. Should the press release on the results be delayed for any reason, the presentation will also be delayed.  To find the slides, please go to: > Investor Relations > Presentations>Investor Presentations.  Giulio Mazzalupi’s address to shareholders  The address by Giulio Mazzalupi, President and CEO of the Atlas Copco Group, to shareholders will be published with the overhead presentation on Atlas Copco’s Internet site on Wednesday, April 21. Please go to: > Investor Relations > Presentations > CEO address to shareholders: Broadcast and Presentation  Subscribe to financial reports and press releases  At Atlas Copco’s web site you can get continuous updates on the Group’s performance and follow the price of the Company’s stock. You can also subscribe to financial reports and press releases, to receive them directly by e-mail on the date of their release.  Atlas Copco is an international group of industrial companies with its head office in Stockholm, Sweden, and 97 percent of revenues outside Sweden. Atlas Copco companies develop, manufacture, and market electric and pneumatic tools, compressors, construction and mining equipment, assembly systems, and motion control products. Additional information about Atlas Copco is available at the Group’s web site,, which provides access to current news about the Company. For further information, please contact:  Annika Berglund, Vice President, Corporate Communications, (media)  phone +46 8 743 8070, mobile +46 70 322 8070, [email protected]  Hans Ola Meyer, Senior Vice President, Group Treasurer, (analysts)  Phone +46 8 743 8292, mobile +46 70 588 8292, [email protected]