Handelsbanken: Convertible Bond Programme Over-Subscribed

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Svenska Handelsbanken A (STO:SHBA) (OSE:SHB) (CSE:SHBA)

Handelsbanken’s Annual General Meeting on 26 March 2014 decided in favour of a convertible bond programme for a nominal maximum amount of SEK 3,179,000,000, to be subscribed for on market terms by the employees of the Handelsbanken Group.

The subscription and allocation of the convertible bond is now completed. There was high demand from the employees of the Group and the convertible was 3.4 times oversubscribed. In Sweden, 76 per cent of the employees subscribed for the convertible bond. For the Group as a whole, the equivalent figure was just over 70 per cent.

Handelsbanken discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act. Submitted for publication on 9 June 2014, at 9.00 a.m. CET.

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Contacts

Handelsbanken
Mikael Hallåker
Head of Investor Relations
tel: +46 8 701 2995
mobile: +46 70 266 2995
or
Johan Lagerström
Head of Global Corporate Communications
tel: +46 8 701 1395
mobile: +46 70 265 8014

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Contacts

Handelsbanken
Mikael Hallåker
Head of Investor Relations
tel: +46 8 701 2995
mobile: +46 70 266 2995
or
Johan Lagerström
Head of Global Corporate Communications
tel: +46 8 701 1395
mobile: +46 70 265 8014