Atlas Copco to Utilize Mandates to Sell and Repurchase Shares

  Atlas Copco to Utilize Mandates to Sell and Repurchase Shares

Business Wire

STOCKHOLM -- April 30, 2013

Regulatory News:

The Board of Atlas Copco AB (STO:ATCOA)(STO:ATCOB) has decided to use the
mandates granted by the Annual General Meeting for the repurchase and sale of
shares at one or more occasions until the next AGM.

The mandates cover:

1) The purchase of not more than 4,250,000 series A shares, whereof a maximum
3,500,000 may be transferred to personnel stock option holders under the
Performance Stock Option Plan 2013.

2) The purchase of not more than 70,000 series A shares, later to be sold on
the market in connection with payment to Board members who have opted to
receive synthetic shares as part of their board fee.

3) The sale of not more than 55,000 series A shares to cover costs related to
previously issued synthetic shares to Board members.

4) The sale of maximum 8,100,000 series A and B shares currently held by the
company, for the purpose of covering costs of fulfilling obligations related
to the performance stock option plans 2008, 2009 and 2010.

Repurchases and sales are subject to market conditions, regulatory
restrictions and the capital structure at any given time.

The number of issued shares is presently 1,229,613,104, whereof 839,394,096
series A shares and 390,219,008 series B shares.

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 2012, Atlas Copco had 39
800employees and revenues of BSEK90.5 (BEUR 10.5). Learn more at

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Atlas Copco AB
Ola Kinnander, Media Relations Manager
+46 (0)8743 8060 or +46 (0)70 347 2455
Mattias Olsson, Vice President Investor Relations
+46 (0)8743 8295 or +46 (0)72729 8295
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