Publication of change in the number of total shares and votes in Ericsson

Press release
Jun 30, 2008 07:32 (GMT +00:00)
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) confirms that as per June 30, 2008, the company's share capital amounts to SEK 16,132,258,678 and the total number of shares amounts to 3,226,451,735, of which 261,755,983 A shares and 2,964,695,752 B shares.

The number of votes amounts to 558,225,558.2 of which A shares represent 261,755,983 votes and B shares represent 296,469,575.2 votes. The company currently holds 43,441,074 shares as treasury stock.

The changes are due to the recent reverse split of shares 1:5 meaning that five A shares and five B shares respectively have been consolidated into one A share and one B share respectively.

Ericsson is the world's leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators. The market leader in 2G and 3G mobile technologies, Ericsson supplies communications services and manages networks that serve more than 195 million subscribers. The company's portfolio comprises mobile and fixed network infrastructure, and broadband and multimedia solutions for operators, enterprises and developers. The Sony Ericsson joint venture provides consumers with feature-rich personal mobile devices.
Ericsson is advancing its vision of 'communication for all' through innovation, technology, and sustainable business solutions. Working in 175 countries, more than 70,000 employees generated revenue of USD 27.9 billion (SEK 188 billion) in 2007. Founded in 1876 and headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Ericsson is listed on OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm and NASDAQ.
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