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Studsvik Interim Report January - June 2007

* Continued positive trend in the UK. In the second quarter Studsvik won an order for delivery of a waste treatment facility to Sellafield - order value SEK 190 million. * Studsvik signed an agreement on dismantling the turbine building at the German nuclear power plant Obrigheim - order value SEK 30 million. * Studsvik acquired the German consulting company Dr. Fary. * In the second quarter Studsvik participated in a tendering procedure, that was later discontinued, for acquisition of a nuclear technology company in the UK. The costs of the process, SEK 10.1 million, were charged to the second quarter earnings. * After the close of the reporting period Studsvik acquired all the shares in the British nuclear technology consulting company Alpha Engineering. * After the close of the reporting period a consortium, in which Studsvik is included, was selected as the preferred bidder to negotiate a contract to operate the UK's low-level nuclear waste depository. * The outlook for 2007 is unchanged. The Group is expected to report good organic growth and an improved operating profit. +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | | Jan - June | Jan - June | Full Year | | | 2007 | 2006 | 2006 | |-----------------------------+------------+------------+-----------| | Net sales, SEK million | 619.0 | 569.1 | 1,219.6 | |-----------------------------+------------+------------+-----------| | Operating profit, SEK | 38.0 | 27.1 | 71.3 | | million | | | | |-----------------------------+------------+------------+-----------| | Profit after tax, SEK | 29.6 | 9.9 | 34.8 | | million | | | | |-----------------------------+------------+------------+-----------| | Profit per share after tax, | 3.60 | 1.20 | 4.24 | | SEK | | | | |-----------------------------+------------+------------+-----------| | Equity per share, SEK | 69.71 | 67.79 | 67.97 | |-----------------------------+------------+------------+-----------| | Equity-assets ratio, % | 41.2 | 40.8 | 41.2 | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ Full interim report in attached file. Facts about Studsvik Studsvik is a leading service supplier to the international nuclear industry. The company has almost a half century's experience of nuclear technology and radiological services. Studsvik addresses a market in strong growth with specialized services in four Strategic Business Areas: Waste Treatment, Decommissioning, Operating Efficiency and Service and Maintenance. Studsvik has 1,200 employees in 7 countries and the company's shares are listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm AB, MidCap.