Sandvik's buy-back of own shares
Sandvik's current holding of own shares amounted at 2 October to 6,027,000 shares, corresponding to 2.33% of the total number of shares (258,696,000).
In accordance with the decision at the 2001 Annual General Meeting, Sandvik has the possibility of repurchasing a total of 12,934,800 shares, corresponding to 5% of the total number of shares.
Sandviken, 3 October 2001
Sandvik AB; (publ)