Annual General Meeting in Castellum AB

Gothenburg, March 21, 2002

At the Annual General Meeting in Castellum AB on March 21st, 2002, the Board of Directors' proposal of a dividend of SEK 6.50 was confirmed. Tuesday March 26th, 2002 was decided as record day for dividend.

The AGM decided to re-elect Jan Kvarnström, Mats Israelsson, Lars-Erik Jansson, Gunnar Larsson, Stig-Arne Larsson and Göran Lindén to the Board of Directors.

The AGM decided to authorize the Board – in order to adjust the company's capital structure – if required until the next AGM, to be able to purchase own shares corresponding to a maximum of 10 percent of all shares in the company. In addition the AGM decided to authorize the Board, until the next AGM – in order to adjust the company's capital structure – to be able to transfer all own shares held by the company.

At the board meeting following election Mr. Jan Kvarnström was re-elected as chairman.

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