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Hitt og þetta 25. júlí 2006

Capio Interim report, Jan-Jun 2006

Capio expands in France

Net sales increased by 19% to SEK 6,567 M (5,495). Organic growth totalled 5.1%.

Earnings after tax amounted to SEK 306 M (239).

Earnings per share after dilution increased by 22% to SEK 3.43 (2.81).

Operating earnings totalled SEK 598 M (512).

April-June

Net sales increased by 9% to SEK 3,351 M (3,076).

Earnings after tax amounted to SEK 140 M (141).

Earnings per share, after dilution, amounted to SEK 1.56 (1.65).

Through a new share issue, Capio received SEK 1,960 M, after guarantee commission and issue expenses. Share capital increased by SEK 34 M.

A long-term convertible incentive programme was introduced and generated SEK 500 M for Capio.

Acquisition of two French clinics: Centre Médico-Chirurgal de l'Atlantique, in La Rochelle, and Clinique Saint Jean Languedoc, in Toulouse.

For further information Ulf Mattsson, President and CEO, +46 31 732 40 00 Staffan Carlson, CFO, +46 31 732 40 30 Ulrika Stenson, SVP and Head of Corporate Communications +46 31 732 40 04,+46 70 590 07 23