Nobel Biocare Holding AG: First Trading Day in Zurich and Stockholm for New Share

Gothenburg, SWEDEN

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, June 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- On Monday, June 24, 2002, the shares of Nobel Biocare Holding AG were introduced on the Zurich and Stockholm stock exchanges and trading started this morning.

This follows the successful share exchange offer from Nobel Biocare Holding AG to the shareholders of Nobel Biocare AB. The new shares are being quoted on the Main Board of the SWX Swiss Exchange and on the A- list, Most traded list, on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.

In a comment, Heliane Canepa, CEO of Nobel Biocare, said: "The successful implementation of the new holding structure of Nobel Biocare will improve our strong position as the market leader in dental implants and prosthetics and our brand name even further. Through the dual listing the visibility of Nobel Biocare will increase in all markets and we welcome this opportunity also to attract new shareholders."

Gothenburg, 24 June 2002

Nobel Biocare Holding AG

For further information:

Nobel Biocare AB, Box 5190, S-402 26 Goteborg, Sweden,
tel +46 31-81 88 00, fax +46 31-16 31 52.

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