For further information: Viktor Svensson, Director, Corporate Information +46 (0)70-657 20 26 In conjunction with the first conversion opportunity for the convertible for ÅF employees for 2005/2008 a new issue had been made of a total of 523,608 of a possible 625,000 class B shares. This means a 3.1 percent dilution of the share capital and 2.2 percent of the votes. This new issue takes the total of shares in AB Ångpanneföreningen to 16,892,534, of which 804,438 are class A shares and 16,088,096 are class B shares. Corporate Information AB Ångpanneföreningen 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. We are also one of the leading names in testing and inspection. Today the ÅF Group has over 3,500 employees. Our base is in Europe, but our business and our clients are found all over the world.