New number of shares in Handelsbanken

Due to an exchange of convertible notes in Svenska Handelsbanken AB, the number of Class A shares has increased by 1 601 595 shares and the number of votes has increased by 1 601 595. Following the increase, the total number of shares in Handelsbanken is 628 856 899 of which 617 106 456 are Class A shares and 11 750 443 are Class B shares. The total number of votes in Handelsbanken is 618 281 500. The share capital amounts to SEK 2 924 184 580,35 after the increase. The information is that which must be made public according to the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information has been provided for publication at 8 a.m. on 31 May 2012. For further information, please contact: Klas Tollstadius, Head of Corporate Governance, +46 8 701 29 01, Mobile: +46 70 576 76 74 For more information about Handelsbanken, please go to: Press Release 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: Handelsbanken via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1615341]