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PRESS RELEASE Getinge, 30 April 2008

Change of number of shares and votes in Getinge

With reference to Chapter 4, section 9 of the Swedish Financial
Instruments Trading Act (SFS 1991:980), it is hereby announced that the
number of shares and votes in Getinge has increased during April 2008 by
virtue of the new share issue carried out by the company and as further
set out in the table below.

Class A shares Class B shares Total shares Votes
Before new 13,502,160 188,371,760 201,873,920 323,393,360
share issue
Increase 843,885 11,773,235 12,617,120 20,212,085
After new 14,346,045 200,144,995 214,491,040 343,605,445
share issue

Getinge, 30 April 2008
Getinge AB

For further information, please contact:
Ulf Grunander, Chief Financial Officer