The Board of Directors in KappAhl AB (publ) ("KappAhl") has prepared a prospectus regarding the rights issue which has been approved and registered by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.

The prospectus is now available on KappAhl's website, Financial information. The prospectus will also be available on Nordea's website and Swedbank's website

The prospectus will be distributed to KappAhl's directly registered shareholders, and can also be ordered from KappAhl via phone +46 31 771 55 00.

This press release may not be distributed, directly or indirectly, in the United States of America, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, New Zeeland, South Africa or Japan.

KappAhl AB (publ) discloses the information provided here pursuant to the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on 15 November 2011 at 10.00 CET.

For further information, please contact:
Christian W. Jansson, President and Chief Executive Officer, tel. +46 709 95 02 01
Håkan Westin, Chief Financial Officer, phone +46 704 71 56 64

For pictures and other information:
Annette Björklund, Head of public relations, phone +46 704 71 55 42, e-mail

KappAhl is a leading Nordic fashion chain with more than 370 stores and close to 4 900 co-workers in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Poland and the Czech Republic. KappAhl designs, markets and sells value-for-money fashion and focus in particular on women 30-50 years of age. During the financial year 2010/2011, KappAhl had sales of close to SEK 5 billion, with an operating profit of SEK 222 million. KappAhl shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. In 1999, KappAhl was the first fashion chain to receive environmental management standard certification. Further information is available at

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Neither of the subscription rights, the BTAs (interim shares) or the new shares will be registered in accordance with the Securities Act or any provincial act in Canada and may not be transferred or offered for sale in the United States or Canada or to persons resident there or on account of such persons other than in such exceptional cases that do not require registration in accordance with the Securities Act or any provincial act in Canada.

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