Kungsleden AB was today informed that the Supreme Administrative Court in Sweden
has rejected the company´s application for leave to appeal concerning those tax
rulings from the Administrative Court of Appeals received on April 1st, 2014.
Since leave to appeal has been rejected, the rulings have now taken legal
In the rulings, the court found that Kungsleden is not to be permitted
deductions for the impairment of lagerandelar (defined in Swedish law as a
construction company´s shareholding in a property management company) in
relation to external acquisitions made in the taxation years 2006-2008. The
court also found that Kungsleden is not to be permitted deductions for the
impairment of lagerandelar in relation to restructurings conducted by
Kungsleden in the taxation years 2004-2006. Most of the transaction were similar
to the so called “Steen & Ström” case of 2011.
Kungsleden made a provision of SEK 1,640 m in the Q2, 2014 book closing to cover
the combined risk of loss in the cases in question. No additional financial
effect will occur as a result of the rulings now having taken legal effect.
For more information, please contact:
Anders Kvist, Deputy CEO and CFO Kungsleden | phone +46 8 503 052 11|
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Kungsleden’s business concept is to own, manage and improve commercial
properties in growth regions in Sweden and to deliver attractive total returns.
Kungsleden’s strategies to create value are based on meeting the premises
requirements of customers by managing, improving and developing properties and
planning consents and by optimising the company’s property portfolio. Kungsleden
has been quoted on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm since 1999.
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