Ã…F acquires Xact

For further information: Per Magnusson, President, Industry Division +46 70 676 64 26 Viktor Svensson, Director Corporate Information +46 70 657 20 26 ÅF acquires Xact, a Norwegian engineering company with about 90 employees, and strengthens ÅF's offer to the oil & gas industry Xact Consultance AS offers engineering services to the Norwegian oil & gas industry. The services offered are focused on top-side, subsea and maintenance of equipment used to extract oil and gas. The customers are primarily equipment suppliers and contractors to the exploration companies and operators. About 90 employees are engaged with Xact and the company generated revenues of approximately 85 MNOK during 2013 with good profit. Norway is one of ÅFs prioritized markets. After the acquisition, ÅF has nearly 500 employees in Norway. The agreed purchase price amounts to 25 MSEK, and a deferred consideration based on future earnings. ÅF AB Corporate Information The ÅF Group is a leader in technical consulting, with expertise founded on more than a century of experience. We offer highly qualified services and solutions for industrial processes, infrastructure projects and the development of products and IT systems. Today the ÅF Group has more than 7,000 employees. Our base is in Europe, but our business and our clients are found all over the world. Press release PDF: http://hugin.info/1253/R/1754984/592494.pdf This announcement is distributed by GlobeNewswire on behalf of GlobeNewswire 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: ÅF AB via GlobeNewswire [HUG#1754984]