ELEKTA SIGNS A PRIVATE PLACEMENT AGREEMENT WITH U.S INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS

PRESS RELEASE Stockholm, Sweden, August 30, 2005

Elekta has strengthened and diversified its long-term financing structure by entering into a private placement agreement to issue senior notes to U.S. institutional investors. The transaction amount is USD 125 million with a tenor of 10 years. Banc of America Securities has been the placement agent in the transaction.

"The response from investors has exceeded our expectations and it shows how well Elekta is perceived in the financial community. We now have a well structured financing that support our long-term need", says Håkan Bergström, CFO at Elekta.

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