GROUP OUTLOOK FOR 2017

Outlook 2017

Free cash flow from continuing operations, excluding licenses and dividends from associated companies, is expected to be above SEK 7 billion. This operational free cash flow together with dividends from associates, should cover a dividend around the 2016 level.

EBITDA from continuing operations, excluding non-recurring items, in local currencies, excluding acquisitions and disposals, is expected to be around the 2016 level.