Conversion of preference shares in Boliden

Conversion of preference shares in Boliden In accordance with a decision made at the Special General Meeting of shareholders in Boliden Ltd on November 29, 2001, Trelleborg's holding of 3,821,620 preference shares in Boliden Ltd has been converted to common shares in Boliden AB. As a result, Trelleborg now owns 7,213,307 shares in Boliden AB, corresponding to 8.4 percent of the total number of shares and votes. For further information please call Trelleborg's Corporate Communication Department +46 410 670 00. Trelleborg is a global industrial group. Operations are based on spearhead competence within polymer materials and a high level of industrial know-how, combined with functional solutions and systems designed to meet the needs of our customers. The Trelleborg Group has annual sales of SEK 19 billion (pro forma 2000, including the most recent acquisitions), with approximately 16,500 employees in 40 countries. Trelleborg consists of four business areas: Trelleborg Automotive, Trelleborg Wheel Systems, Trelleborg Engineered Systems and Trelleborg Building Systems. The Trelleborg share has been quoted on the A list of the Stockholm Exchange since 1964. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: