Atlas Copco interim report on Q4 and full-year 2012 summary

(unaudited)

STOCKHOLM--()--Regulatory News:

A good quarter and a record year

· Order intake decreased to MSEK 21 101, organic decline of 2%

· Revenues increased to MSEK 22 748 (22 290), organic growth of 4%

· Operating profit increased 2% to MSEK 4 687 (4 596)

- Including restructuring costs of MSEK 65 (125) and a negative effect of MSEK 127 (116) for share-related long-term incentive programs

· Operating margin at 20.6% (20.6)

- Adjusted margin at 21.4% (21.7)

· Profit before tax amounted to MSEK 4 476 (4 436)

· Profit for the period was MSEK 3 406 (3 372)

· Basic earnings per share were SEK 2.80 (2.78)

· Strong operating cash flow at MSEK 4 290 (1 574)

· The Board of Directors proposes a dividend of SEK 5.50 (5.00) per share Near-term demand outlook The overall demand for Atlas Copco’s products and services is expected to decrease somewhat.

Atlas Copco (STO:ATCOA)(STO:ATCOB) 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 39 800 employees and revenues of BSEK 90.5 (BEUR 10.5). Learn more at www.atlascopco.com.

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Contacts

Mattias Olsson, Vice President Investor Relations
+46 (0)8 743 8295 or +46 (0)72 729 8295
ir@se.atlascopco.com
or
Ola Kinnander, Media Relations Manager
+46 (0)8 743 8060 or +46 (0)70 347 2455
media@se.atlascopco.com

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Contacts

Mattias Olsson, Vice President Investor Relations
+46 (0)8 743 8295 or +46 (0)72 729 8295
ir@se.atlascopco.com
or
Ola Kinnander, Media Relations Manager
+46 (0)8 743 8060 or +46 (0)70 347 2455
media@se.atlascopco.com