The merger between ÅF and Epsilon approved by relevant competition authorities

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Viktor Svensson, Director, Corporate Information +46 70 657 20 26

ÅF AB ("ÅF") has received competition approvals from the Swedish and Norwegian competition authorities concerning the merger with Epsilon Holding AB (publ) ("Epsilon").

As previously announced, ÅF entered into an agreement with Danir AB ("Danir") on 17 October 2012 to acquire all shares in Epsilon. Under the agreement, the acquisition is conditional upon, amongst other things, approvals by relevant competition authorities. On 15 November 2012, ÅF received approval of the acquisition of Epsilon from the Swedish competition authority. The Norwegian competition authority has previously approved the acquisition. The condition regarding approvals from relevant competition authorities has thus been satisfied.

The acquisition of Epsilon is also conditional upon necessary approvals by the ÅF Extraordinary General Meeting, including approval of the acquisition and resolution to authorise the Board of Directors to decide on a new issue in kind of 5,985,915 shares of class B in ÅF to Danir. The Extraordinary General Meeting will be held on 19 November 2012.

Corporate Information

The ÅF Group is a leader in technical consulting, with expertise founded on more than a century of experience. We offer highly qualified services and solutions for industrial processes, infrastructure projects and the development of products and IT systems. The ÅF Group currently has close to 5,000 employees. Our base is in Europe, but our business and our clients are found all over the world.

The information contained in this press release is such that ÅF is required to disclose pursuant to the Swedish Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication on 16 November 2012 at 08.30 CET.

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Source: ÅF AB via Thomson Reuters ONE

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