Hexagon Owns and Has Received Acceptances for a Total of 95.8 Per Cent of the Shares in Veripos

  Hexagon Owns and Has Received Acceptances for a Total of 95.8 Per Cent of
  the Shares in Veripos

Business Wire

NACKA STRAND, Sweden -- January 30, 2014

Regulatory News:

Hexagon AB (STO:HEXAB)

Reference is made to the stock exchange notice from Hexagon AB on 20 December
2013 related to the recommended unconditional cash offer for the remaining
shares in Veripos Inc. (“Veripos”) not already owned by Hexagon Acquisition
Ltd. (the “Offer”), an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of Hexagon AB
(Hexagon AB and Hexagon Acquisition Ltd. hereinafter jointly referred to as
“Hexagon”), the offer document related to the Offer dated 23 December 2013 and
the announcement of the extension of the acceptance period of the Offer on 29
January 2014.

Hexagon has, as per today, received acceptances of the Offer from shareholders
holding in total 21,678,398 shares, representing 65.4 per cent of the
outstanding shares of Veripos. Hexagon currently owns 10,055,090 shares in
Veripos, representing 30.3 per cent of the outstanding shares of Veripos.
Accordingly, Hexagon owns and has, as per today, received acceptances for
31,733,488 shares, representing 95.8 per cent of the total shares in Veripos.

The acceptance period for the Offer expires on 7 February 2014.

SEB Corporate Finance is acting as financial adviser for Hexagon.

Hexagon (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: HEXA B) is a leading global provider of design,
measurement and visualisation technologies. Our customers can design, measure
and position objects, and process and present data, to stay one step ahead of
a changing world. Hexagon’s solutions increase productivity, enhance quality
and allow for faster, better operational decisions, saving time, money and
resources. Hexagon has more than 14,000 employees in over 40 countries and net
sales of about 2,400 MEUR. Our products are used in a broad range of
industries including surveying, power and energy, aerospace and defence,
construction, safety and security, automotive and manufacturing. Learn more at
www.hexagon.com.

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Contact:

Hexagon AB
Carl Gustafsson, Investor Relations Manager
46 8 601 26 27
ir@hexagon.com
or
Kristin Christensen, Vice President, Corporate Communications
1 404 554 0972
media@hexagon.com
or
Karl Skjelbred, SEB Corporate Finance
47 21 00 85 78
karl.skjelbred@seb.no
or
Jo Isaksen, SEB Corporate Finance
47 21 00 85 41
jo.isaksen@seb.no
 
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