Latour becomes a major shareholder in Diamorph

Investment AB Latour becomes the second largest owner of Diamorph AB (publ) by acquiring 13.4 percent of the company's shares. The acquisition is taking place through Latour-Gruppen AB and implies that Latour will take on an active role in the company's board of directors. Serendipity Ixora Fund AB remains the largest shareholder of the company, with 24 percent of shares and votes.

- We see great advantages in cooperating with Latour and, above all, we share the same vision for Diamorph's future. Latour's experience in company development in the industrial sector will promote Diamorph's international growth, says Saeid Esmaeilzadeh.

The acquisition is occurring in conjunction with Diamorph's acquisition of all shares of the British company Modular Stock Limited (TENMAT). By acquiring TENMAT, Diamorph is taking an important step toward becoming a globally leading company within advanced material and strengthening its position for increased market penetration and growth. Following the acquisition, the Diamorph group employs 300 people and has a global presence with sales in over 60 countries.

Stockholm, 7 September 2012

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Investment AB Latour is a mixed investment company with an investment portfolio with a market value of approximately 15 billion SEK and a wholly owned industrial operation with a combined turnover of about 7 billion Swedish krona.

Diamorph delivers advanced materials solutions for especially challenging industrial applications. The company is based in Stockholm and has additional divisions in the Czech Republic and England. Diamorph's vision is to become a globally leading niche supplier of advanced materials.

For more information:

Omid Ekhlasi, Chief Communications Officer Serendipity Innovations


Tel: +45 (0) 73-5252509