Decrease in the total number of registered shares and voting rights in KappAhl Holding AB (publ)

As part of the redemption procedure resolved at the Annual General Meeting on 17 December 2007, the Swedish Companies Registration Office on 6 February 2008 registered the redemption of 75,040,000 shares.

The redemption has lead to the decrease in the number of registered shares and votes as follows:

Total number of registered shares and voting rights before the redemption: 150,080,000 shares representing 150,080,000 votes.

Total number of registered shares and voting rights after the redemption: 75,040,000 shares representing 75,040,000 votes.

KappAhl Holding AB (publ) discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 07.30 on February 29, 2008.

For more information, please contact:
Christian W. Jansson, President and CEO, Tel. +46 709 95 02 01
Håkan Westin, CFO, Tel. +46 704 71 56 64

KappAhl is a leading Nordic fashion chain with approximately 3,800 employees and close to 300 stores in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Poland. KappAhl designs, markets and sells value-for-money fashion with a wide appeal, and focuses in particular on women aged 30 to 50 with a family. The head office and distribution centre are located in Mölndal, on the outskirts of Göteborg. In the 12-month period that ended on 31 August 2007, KappAhl's net sales were SEK 4.5 billion and the operating profit was SEK 618 million. KappAhl is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm. Further information about the company is available at: and financial information is available at:

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