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Skanska divest logistics property in Gothenburg for SEK 305 M

Skanska has divested a logistics property in Gothenburg. The selling
price is SEK 305 M and the capital gain for Skanska is SEK 79 M. The
buyer is Wilfast Förvaltning AB and Norwegian Ness Risan & Partners AS,
jointly with an investment consortium.
The transaction pertains to a logistics property, with cargo terminal
and office premises totaling approximately 20,400 square meters. The
property was completed in 2009 and is fully leased to DHL Freight. The
new owner will take possession of the property in June 2011.
“The divestment is confirmation of demand in the market for logistics
properties and demonstrates that our in-house logistics product with
long-term lease contracts and stable tenants is attractive to property
investors,” says Jonas Karlsson, Transaction Manager for Skanska
Fastigheter Göteborg AB.
Skanska Commercial Development Nordic initiates and develops property
projects in office, logistics, business premises and commercial
buildings. The company's operations are concentrated in metropolitan
regions in Sweden, the Copenhagen region in Denmark, the Oslo region in
Norway, as well as Helsinki in Finland. The development of logistics and
volume retail properties is conducted in strategic areas in Sweden,
Denmark and Finland.
For further information, please contact:
Jonas Karlsson, Transaction Manager, Skanska Properties Gothenburg, Tel:
+46 (0)10-448 44 48
Edvard Lind, Press Officer, Skanska AB, Tel: +46 (0)10-448 88 08
Direct line for media: +46 (0)10-448 88 99
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The information is such that Skanska AB is obligated to publish in
accordance with the Swedish Securities Markets Act.
Skanska is one of the world's leading project development and
construction groups with expertise in construction, development of
commercial and residential projects and public-private partnerships.
Based on the Group's global environmental know-how, Skanska aims to
become customers' first choice in terms of Green projects. The Group
currently has 53,000 employees in selected home markets in Europe, the
US and Latin America. Skanska's sales for 2010 totaled SEK 122 billion.
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