Proposals to the Annual General Meeting in Castellum AB

Gothenburg, February 20, 2001
At the Annual General Meeting of shareholders in Castellum AB on March 22, 2001, the following proposal for election of the Board of Directors will be put forward. The proposal is supported by shareholders representing about 16 % of the capital and votes.

Re-election will be proposed for all the members of the Board, Jan Kvarnström, Mats Israelsson, Lars-Erik Jansson, Gunnar Larsson, Stig-Arne Larsson and Göran Lindén.

At the Annual General Meeting, the Board will propose an alteration of the Articles of Association implying that the possibility of issuing series C-shares will be abolished since it was entered solely to facilitate the programme for redemption of shares which was completed during 2000. The Board will also propose a prolonged authorization for the Board – until the next AGM – to purchase and transfer own shares. Furthermore, the Board will propose a dividend of SEK 5.50 per share and March 27, 2001 as record day for dividend.

In accordance with the regulations of the Articles of Association, the notice to attend the AGM, including the proposals of the Board as well as other items on the agenda, will be published in the Swedish newspapers Post & Inrikes Tidningar, Svenska Dagbladet and Göteborgs-Posten on February 20, 2001.

For further information, please contact
Lars-Erik Jansson, CEO, phone +46 31 60 74 00/ mobile +46 705-92 06 70

Håkan Hellström, CFO/deputy CEO, phone +46 31 60 74 00 / mobile +46 705-60 74 56