Handelsbanken’s interim report January– March  2014

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| Source: Svenska Handelsbanken AB
Summary January – March 2014, compared with January – March 2013

  · The period’s profit after tax for total operations increased by 13% to SEK
3,909m (3,466)
  · Earnings per share increased to SEK 6.15 (5.47)
  · Operating profit went up by 13% to SEK 4,920m (4,336) and rose by 30% in
home markets outside Sweden
  · Return on equity for total operations rose to 14.1% (13.8)
  · Income increased by 8% to SEK 9,481m (8,800)

  · Net interest income went up by 2% to SEK 6,653m (6,541) and in the home
markets outside Sweden, net interest income increased by 13%
  · The C/I ratio improved to 44.8% (47.5)
  · The loan loss ratio was 0.07% (0.06)
  · The common equity tier 1 ratio according to CRD IV increased to 19.5% (17.5)
and the total capital ratio rose to 24.5% (21.0)
  · The Bank’s liquidity reserve exceeded SEK 800bn

Summary of Q1 2014, compared with Q4 2013

  · The period’s profit after tax for total operations increased by 11% to SEK
3,909m (3,527) and earnings per share were SEK 6.15 (5.55)
  · Operating profit increased by 10% to SEK 4,920m (4,458)
  · Return on equity for total operations was 14.1% (13.3)
  · Income increased by 2% to SEK 9,481m (9,278)
  · The loan loss ratio was 0.07% (0.07)

The slide presentation for today’s press conference will be available at 06.30
CET at www.handelsbanken.se/ireng

For further information, please contact:
Pär Boman, President and Group Chief Executive
Tel: +46 (0)8 22 92 20

Ulf Riese, CFO
Tel: +46 (0)8 22 92 20

Mikael Hallåker, Head of Investor Relations
Tel: +46 (0)8 701 29 95, miha11 @ handelsbanken.se

Handelsbanken discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the
Securities Markets Act. Submitted for publication on 30 April 2014, at 06.30
CET.

For more information about Handelsbanken, please go to: www.handelsbanken.com