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Capio’s rights offering fully subscribed


May 29, 2006

The results of Capio’s rights issue show that 16,839,384 new shares, representing 99.4% of the total offering, have been subscribed with subscription rights.
The 107,676 new shares that were not subscribed with subscription rights, representing 0.6% of the total offering, will be distributed to shareholders who have applied to subscribe for shares without rights according to the principles described in the prospectus. The rights issue will thus be fully subscribed. Capio will receive gross proceeds of approximately SEK 2,000 million from the offering.
As a result of the rights offering the number of shares in Capio is increased by 16,947,060 and the share capital is increased by SEK 33,894,120. After the rights offering, the company’s share capital will amount to SEK 203,364,728, represented by 101,682,364 shares. The newly issued shares that have been subscribed with subscription rights are scheduled to start trading on the Stockholm Stock Exchange O-list (Attract40) on May 29, 2006.

Göteborg, May 29, 2006
Capio AB (publ)

For more information, please contact;

Tomas Lindhardt, Group Treasurer and VP Group Finance, Capio AB +46 31 732 40 19, +46 70 261 09 01
Staffan Carlson, Chief Financial Officer, Capio AB +46 31 732 40 30, +46 70 398 00 09
Ulrika Stenson, SVP Corporate Communications, Capio AB
+46 31 732 40 04, +46 70 590 07 23

Capio Group is one of Europe’s leading healthcare providers, with operations in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, the United Kingdom, France, Spain and Portugal. The Capio Group has annual net revenues of approximately SEK 12,500 M (EUR 1,350 M), with some 14,500 employees.

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No offer, invitation or inducement to acquire shares or subscription rights in Capio is being made by or in connection with this announcement. Any offer, invitation or inducement to acquire shares in Capio will be made solely by means of the prospectus, published on 28 April 2006, as updated by any supplementary prospectus, and any decision to keep, buy or sell shares or subscription rights in Capio should be made solely on the basis of the information contained in such document(s).

This announcement is not for distribution or transmission, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong or Australia and does not constitute, or form part of, an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to subscribe for or buy any securities in Capio, nor shall there be any sale, issue or transfer of securities referred to in this announcement in contravention of applicable law.

This announcement does not contain or constitute an offer for securities for sale in the United States. The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “US Securities Act”) and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the US Securities Act.

Deutsche Bank and Nordea are acting for Capio AB and no one else in connection with the rights issue and will not be responsible to anyone other than Capio AB for providing the protections afforded to clients of Deutsche Bank and Nordea respectively or for providing advice in connection with the rights issue.


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