GROUP OUTLOOK FOR 2017 (Changed)

Outlook 2017

Free cash flow from continuing operations, excluding licenses and dividends from associated companies, is expected to be above SEK 7.5 billion. This operational free cash flow together with decided dividends from associated companies of SEK 2.8 billion should be above SEK 10 billion and should cover a dividend around the 2016
level.

(Changed from previously: Free cash flow from continuing operations, excluding licenses and dividends from associated companies, is expected to be above SEK 7.0 billion.This operational free cash flow together with dividends from associates should cover a dividend around the 2016 level.) 

Adjusted EBITDA in continuing operations in local currencies, excluding acquisitions and disposals, is expected to be around the 2016 level (Unchanged)