3/16/2018 2:16 PM Ahlsell AB publish the annual report 2017

Ahlsell, the leading Nordic distributor of installation products, tools and supplies, has today published its annual report 2017 at the company homepage.

Johan Nilsson, President and CEO says: "I look back on 2017 with great joy and pride. Ahlsell celebrated its 140th anniversary and this year also proved to be the most successful one in our history to date. Thanks to successful strategic initiatives, acquisitions and good market conditions, we achieved total net sales growth of 12% in 2017. Of this growth, 9% was organic. This confirms that our customers value Ahlsell and that we fulfil our customer promise: to make it easier to be professional.

The annual report is available at www.ahlsell.com/investors/reports-and-presentations/

For further information please contact:

Karin Larsson, Head of IR and external communications
+46 8 685 59 24, karin.larsson@ahlsell.se

Ahlsell is the Nordic region’s leading distributor of installation products, tools and supplies for installers, construction companies, facility managers, industrial and power companies and the public sector. The unique customer offer covers more than one million individual products and solutions. The Group has a turnover of over SEK 27 billion and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. About 97 percent of revenue is generated in the three main markets of Sweden, Norway and Finland. With about 5,500 employees, more than 220 branches and three central warehouses, we constantly fulfil our customer promise: Ahlsell makes it easier to be professional!

This information is information that Ahlsell AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication at 03.00 pm CET on March 16, 2018.