Combitech Systems acquires Celsius Consultants

Combitech Systems is strengthening its position as a competence leader in
technical real time systems by taking over the personnel and order backlog
of Celsius Consultants. The acquisition means that Combitech Systems takes
over all ongoing commissions and that all consultants (numbering about
ten) in Celsius Consultants will be offered continued employment.

"The acquisition fits in well with our current expansion. The personnel
from Celsius Consultants will reinforce our operations in Linköping,
and Stockholm. We are also broadening our market through new operations
in Karlskoga and Örebro", states Christer Hoberg, President of Combitech

Celsius Consultants is active in consultancy for technical system and
software development. The Mikroteknikcentrum operation that was earlier
organized under Celsius Consultants lies outside the scope of the

The transaction is part of Saab's acquisition of Celsius in which
Combitech Systems already has the role of the group's spearhead company in
real time systems and integrated systems. As a result, Combitech Systems
be establishing a new office in Örebro, a region which opens up new
in support and training for companies with advanced technical development.

Fur further information, please contact:
Christer Hoberg President, Combitech Systems 0708-89 51 80
Niclas Fock Regional Manager, Combitech Systems 0708-89 51 00
Tomas Sandén Regional Manager, Combitech Systems 0708-89 50 53

Combitech Systems AB is a knowledge-oriented development company
with cutting-edge expertise in technical real time systems, including
advanced systems and software development, electronics design, business
development and training.

Combitech Systems was formed in 1992, and is owned by Saab AB (65%) and
Enea Data AB (35%). The company currently has 200 consultants at eight
locations. 1999 turnover was in the region of MSEK 160.

Like other companies in the Saab Group, Combitech Systems benefits from
quick access to a network of high-tech experts. Some 80% of orders come
from outside the Saab sphere. Customers are development departments at
large and medium-sized Swedish companies in the Automotive, Aerospace,
Defense, Medical and Data/Telecommunication sectors.

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