Information brochure on distribution of Hexagon Polymers

18 April 2008

As already communicated, the Board of Directors of Hexagon has proposed that Hexagon's shareholders resolve at the Annual General Meeting on 5 May 2008 to transfer all of the shares of the subsidiary Hexagon Polymers AB, being renamed Hexpol AB, to the shareholders of Hexagon. The intention is that the class B shares of Hexpol will be listed on OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm, with 9 June 2008 as the first date of trading.

Today Hexagon publishes an information brochure which is to be used as decision-making documentation by Hexagon shareholders when resolving on the Board of Directors' proposed distribution of Hexpol. The information brochure in English and Swedish is available for downloading at The printed version will be distributed to the company's shareholders and can also be ordered from the Hexagon head office or via the company's website.

The information brochure includes the effects on Hexagon of the distribution of Hexpol, terms, conditions and instructions for the distribution, and a brief description of the operations of Hexpol.

As already communicated Georg Brunstam holds the position President and CEO of Hexpol. Hexpol's Board of Directors will consist of the Chairman of the Board Melker Schörling and Board Members Georg Brunstam, Alf Göransson, Jan-Anders E. Månson, Malin Persson, Maths O. Sundqvist and Ulrik Svensson. All Board Members are presented in more detail in the information brochure.

Registered accounting firm Ernst & Young AB will serve as auditor of Hexpol, with authorized public accountant Ingvar Ganestam as auditor in charge.

Hexagon AB is a global measurement technologies group with strong market positions. Hexagon's vision is to be number one or number two in each strategic business area. The group has about 10 100 employees in 36 countries and net sales of about 15 000 MSEK.

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