Conversion of shares

According to the company’s articles of association, owners of Class A shares have the right to have such shares converted to Class B shares. Conversion reduces the total number of votes in the company. When such a conversion has occurred, the company is obligated by law to disclose any such changes.

In January, 2010, at the request of shareholders, 439,150 Class A shares were converted to Class B shares. The total number of votes thereafter amounts to 39,048,843.

The total number of registered shares in the company amounts to 308,920,308 shares of which 9,063,125 are Class A shares and 299,857,183 are Class B shares.

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About the Electrolux group

Electrolux is a global leader in home appliances and appliances for professional use, selling more than 40 million products to customers in 150 countries every year. The company focuses on innovations that are thoughtfully designed, based on extensive consumer insight, to meet the real needs of consumers and professionals. Electrolux products include refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, vacuum cleaners and cookers sold under esteemed brands such as Electrolux, AEG-Electrolux, Eureka and Frigidaire. In 2008, Electrolux had sales of SEK 105 billion and 55,000 employees. For more information, visit

Electrolux discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 08.00 CET on January 29, 2010.