The ICA Group's net sales for the fourth quarter 2012 amounted to SEK 24,990
million (24,921) which is an increase of 0.3 percent compared to the fourth
quarter 2011. At constant exchange rates, net sales increased by 0.8 percent.
Adjusted for the divested ICA Maxi stores in Norway net sales increased by 3.6
percent or 4.2 percent at constant exchange rates.
The ICA Group's net sales for the full year of 2012 amounted to SEK 96,863
million (95,179) which is an increase of 1.8 percent compared to 2011. At
constant exchange rates, net sales increased by 2.0 percent. Adjusted for the
divested ICA Maxi stores in Norway net sales increased by 4.0 percent or 4.2
percent at constant exchange rates.
Hakon Invest and ICA Group will publish its Year-end Reports on Wednesday,
February 13, 2013.
For further information, please contact:
tel. +46 8 55 33 99 99
Head of Investor Relations
tel. +46 8 55 33 99 55
The information herein is such that Hakon Invest must disclose pursuant to the
Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading
Act. The information was submitted for publication at 07.30 CET on Wednesday,
January 16, 2013.
Hakon Invest, which is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, conducts active and long-
term investment operations in retail-oriented companies in the Nordic region.
Hakon Invest owns 40% of ICA AB, one of northern Europe's leading food retail
companies. Hakon Invest also has holdings in Forma Publishing Group, Kjell &
Company, Cervera, inkClub and Hemtex. Further information about Hakon Invest is
available at www.hakoninvest.se.
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