Sandvik's Board of Directors propose a long-term incentive program 2013

  Sandvik's Board of Directors propose a long-term incentive program 2013

Business Wire

SANDVIKEN, Sweden -- January 29, 2013

Regulatory News:

Sandvik's (STO:SAND) Board of Directors propose that the Annual General
Meeting resolve on a long-term incentive program for 2013 (LTI 2013)
encompassing approximately 350 senior executives and key individuals within
the Group, on substantially the same terms and conditions as the 2011 and 2012
long-term incentive programs.

Participants are offered allotment of employee stock options that entitle the
holder to acquire Sandvik shares after three years at a set exercise price, on
condition that certain performance targets are met. For some executives in
more senior positions, a personal investment in Sandvik shares will also be
required to gain entitlement to allotment of employee stock options and
matching rights which entitle the holder to acquire Sandvik shares after three
years at a set exercise price.

LTI 2013 comprises a maximum of 12,000,000 Sandvik shares, corresponding to
approximately 1% of the total number of shares in the company The Board of
Directors does not at present intend to take measures to hedge the program to
ensure the delivery of Sandvik shares. Assuming a share price of 100 SEK,
expected volatility of 40% and a five-year term, the cost of LTI 2013 is
estimated at approximately 241 MSEK.

Stockholm, 29 January 2013

Sandvik Aktiebolag (publ)

Sandvik AB discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the
Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The
information was submitted for publication at 08:15 CET on 29 January 2013.

The Sandvik Group

Sandvik is a global industrial group with advanced products and world-leading
positions in selected areas – tools for metal cutting, equipment and tools for
the mining and construction industries, stainless materials, special alloys,
metallic and ceramic resistance materials as well as process systems. In 2012
the Group had about 49,000 employees and representation in 130 countries, with
annual salesof more than98,000 MSEK.

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Sandvik AB
Magnus Larsson, Vice President Investor Relations
tel: +46 8456 12 40
or
Pär Altan, Vice President Group External Communications
tel: +46 8456 12 37.