Atlas Copco: Atlas Copco’s Capital Markets Day 2012

  Atlas Copco: Atlas Copco’s Capital Markets Day 2012

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STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- November 15, 2012

Regulatory News:

Atlas Copco today hosts its annual capital markets day, taking place in
Örebro, Sweden. The event will provide an update of the Group’s strategy and
market situation, and an in-depth view of activities in the Mining and Rock
Excavation Technique business area.

“I am proud to welcome the financial community to Atlas Copco in Örebro. This
is one of our main hubs for production and innovation related to mining and
civil engineering, and it is an important location for the future development
of our company,” said Ronnie Leten, President and CEO of the Atlas Copco

Ronnie Leten confirmed Atlas Copco’s most recent market outlook statement,
that overall demand for the Group’s products and services is expected to
decline somewhat in the near term.

“Because of this softening trend we are taking measures to adapt production
capacity where needed, also here in Örebro,” Ronnie Leten said. “We remain
focused on investing in research and product development, and will today share
how our work can increase the productivity of our customers.”

The capital markets day includes presentations by Ronnie Leten and Chief
Financial Officer Hans Ola Meyer, Mining and Rock Excavation Technique
President Bob Fassl, Industrial Technique President Mats Rahmström, and
division presidents from the Mining and Rock Excavation Technique business

The presentations will focus on how acquisitions have contributed to Atlas
Copco’s growth over the years, and the flexibility and resilience offered by
Atlas Copco’s business model. Other topics are important trends and
innovations in the area of mining and rock excavation, such as automation in
mining, mechanical rock excavation and the need for a differentiated offer in
local markets. The presentations will be available through as from November 16.

Atlas Copco discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the
Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act.

Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in
compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining
equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and
services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The
company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global
reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2011, Atlas Copco had 37 500
employees and revenues of BSEK81 (BEUR 9). Learn more at

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Atlas Copco
Media Relations Manager
Daniel Frykholm, +46 (0)8743 8060 or +46 (0)70 865 8060
Vice President Investor Relations
Mattias Olsson, +46 (0)8743 8295 or +46 (0)72729 8295
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