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Interim Report January - June 2006

Report 8/23/2006 3:12 PM

Significantly Increased Profitability and Continued Strong Sales

- Income increased by 27 percent to SEK 5,809m (4,592) and the number of sold residential units totaled 2,060 (2,124)

- Earnings before tax improved substantially to SEK 819m (364) and net earnings for the period after tax rose to SEK 675m (255). The operating margin increased to 14.5 percent (9.4)

- Property sales of SEK 805m (438) provided capital gains of SEK 121m (69)

- Return on equity for the past twelve months rose to 46 percent (17). Earnings per share for the first six months of the year climbed to SEK 6.80 (2.30)

- The Group's cash flow including property sales was SEK 704m (1,255)

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