East Capital Explorer AB - Net Asset Value SEK 108 per share on 28 February 2011

 · On 28 February 2011 the net asset value per share in East Capital Explorer amounted to EUR 12.33 (corresponding to SEK 108[i]). The total net asset value amounted to EUR 430m (corresponding to SEK 3.8bn)  · The total net asset value (EUR) decreased 1.7 percent compared to 31 January 2011  · In February 2011, East Capital Explorer agreed to invest up to an additional USD 0.8m (EUR 0.6m) into Populi to increase the company's working capital. The investment will be carried out in three tranches during the first and second quarter at a valuation 41% below the initial USD 5m (EUR 3.6m) investment, and as a result the entire holding was written down to this new valuation level  · In February, East Capital Explorer invested EUR 12.1m into Komercijalna Banka Skopje and divested EUR 5.0m from its holding in East Capital (Lux) Eastern European Fund. In the beginning of March, EUR 5.0m was invested in East Capital Bering Balkan Fund  · The value of cash, cash equivalents and other short term investments per share amounted to EUR 1.02 (SEK 9), corresponding to an aggregate of EUR 36m (SEK 311m) of which EUR 23m (SEK 200m) were available for future investments  · The closing price per share on 28 February 2011 was SEK 81.50 (corresponding to EUR 9.33) The total number of shares outstanding in East Capital Explorer AB on 28 February 2011 was 34,851,675. This report has not been subject to review by the company's auditors. The full net asset value report with the portfolio as of 28 February 2011 is included in the attached pdf-file. Contact information: Gert Tiivas, CEO East Capital Explorer +46 8 505 977 30 Mathias Pedersen, CFO East Capital Explorer +46 8 505 977 48 Financial reporting calendar - East Capital Explorer: ·         Monthly Net Asset Value report on the fifth working day after the end of each month ·         Annual Report 2010 available on 22 March 2011 ·         Annual General Meeting 2011 on 12 April 2011 ·         Interim Report, 1 January - 31 March 2011 on 6 May 2011 ·         Interim Report, 1 January - 30 June 2011 on 5 August 2011 ·         Interim Report, 1 January - 30 September 2011 on 11 November 2011 About East Capital Explorer - East Capital Explorer AB is a Swedish company, created with the specific aim of bringing unique investment opportunities in Eastern Europe to a broader investor base. The company invests mainly in East Capital's private equity and alternative investment funds that provide exposure to companies not otherwise accessible via the local stock exchanges in Eastern Europe. East Capital Explorer targets fast growing sectors such as the power utilities, financial, retail and consumer goods and real estate sectors. East Capital Explorer has appointed East Capital to manage its investment activities. Since 9 November 2007, East Capital Explorer is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, Mid Cap. This information is disclosed in accordance with the Securities Markets Act, the Financial Instruments Trading Act and demands made in the exchange rules. It was released for publication at 07:00 a.m. CET on 7 March 2011. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [i] 1 EUR = 8.73 SEK on 28 February 2011. Source: Bloomberg 110307 - NAV Report February 2011: http://hugin.info/143006/R/1494823/430630.pdf This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: East Capital Explorer AB via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1494823]