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Kinnevik Board Member acquires 995,000 shares in Kinnevik

3 June 2013, 8:02 AM
Investment AB Kinnevik ("Kinnevik") today announced that it has been informed that one of its Board members, Lorenzo Grabau, has acquired 995,000 shares in Kinnevik, comprising 141,909 Kinnevik class B shares acquired on the open market, as well as 853,091 Kinnevik class A shares acquired from Verdere Sàrl.

For further information, please see enclosed press release issued by Verdere Sàrl.

For further information, or contact:

Torun Litzén, Director Investor Relations +46 (0)8 562 000 83
  +46 (0)70 762 00 83

Kinnevik was founded in 1936 and thus embodies more than seventy-five years of entrepreneurship under the same group of principal owners. Kinnevik's objective is to increase shareholder value, primarily through net asset value growth. The company's holdings of growth companies are focused around the following comprehensive business sectors; Telecom & Financial services, Online, Media and Industry & other investments. Kinnevik has a long history of investing in emerging markets which has resulted in a considerable exposure to consumer sectors in these markets. Kinnevik plays an active role on the Boards of its holdings.

The Kinnevik class A and class B shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm's list for Large Cap companies within the financial and real estate sector. The ticker codes are KINV A and KINV B.

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