June 4, 2010 - Assignment

Ratos acquires shares in HL Display and announces public offer to other shareholders

Ratos has acquired shares in HL Display, corresponding to 28.2% of the capital and 59.0% of the votes, from the Remius family and thereby owns a total of 57.0% of the capital and 79.1% of the votes in the company. In connection with this transaction and in accordance with the requirements of mandatory offers, Ratos has announced an offer to all other shareholders in HL Display.

Ratos is one of the largest private equity companies in Europe. The company’s shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.

Ratos is being advised by Mannheimer Swartling on the matter. Mannheimer Swartling’s team is lead by Eva Hägg, primarily assisted by Patrik Marcelius, Jessica Holm and Johan Berg, and Stefan Perván Lindeborg and Urszula Sieradzka.