New boards of directors in Carnegie Investment Bank and Max Matthiessen

Press release 14 November 2008

The Swedish National Debt Office has today appointed new boards of directors for Carnegie Investment Bank AB and Max Matthiessen Holding AB.

Carnegie Investment Bank

Peter Norman (Chairman), CEO at the Seventh Swedish Pension Fund. Norman has more than 20 years of experience from the financial industry, e.g. as CEO of Alfred Berg Asset Management and as Director of the Riksbank.

Henrik Dagel, Senior Investment Manager at Swedfund since 2008. Dagel has previously worked in corporate finance at Handelsbanken Markets, Carnegie and in his own business.

Adine Grate Axén, member of the Advisory Committee to divest State Owned Enterprises and former Director of Investor AB. Axén has also been Head of Corporate Finance and Equity Capital Markets at Investor. At present, she is Advisor and Executive Board member of 3 Scandinavia. She is also a member of the Swedish Securities Council.

Lars Linder-Aronson, Chairman and Partner of Tanglin Asset Management AB. More than 20 years of experience from the financial markets, foremost in investment banking in London, New York and Stockholm. Among other things, he has been Head of Enskilda Securities and Vice President of SEB.

Håkan Erixon, Special Adviser at the Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications since 2007. Erixon has been in investment banking for about 20 years, e.g. at UBS Investment Bank, Merrill Lynch International and Citicorp Investment Bank in London.

Max Matthiessen Holding

Peter Norman (Chairman). Background, see above.

Lars Linder-Aronson. Background, see above.

Daniel Barr, Chief Economist at PPM. Former Chief Analyst at the Seventh Swedish Pension Fund, Deputy Head of the Financial Markets Department at the Ministry of Finance and Deputy Head of Department at the Riksbank.

Please contact Marja Lång for questions regarding the boards: +46 8 613 46 54.