Convertible bond programme over-subscribed

| Source: Svenska Handelsbanken AB
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.

For further information please contact:
Mikael Hallåker, Head of Investor Relations, tel: +46 8 701 2995, mobile: +46 70
266 2995
Johan Lagerström, Head of Global Corporate Communications, tel: +46 8 701 1395
mobile: +46 70 265 8014

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

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