A WORD FROM THE CEO

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Operational companies are often exposed to rapid change and turbulent business environments, whilst their related real estates are long term commitments with a lower turnover rate than most other assets.

Decisions regarding real estate are complicated by nature and often yield long term consequences which can be hard to forecast. This dilemma between short- and long term decision-making therefore requires planning and strategies designed specifically for real estate management.

Fairford Group has decided that properties belonging to the operational companies will be placed in Fairford Real Estate AB, which is long term focused on minimizing the cost for the production and supporting the human resource perspective. Fairford Real Estate continues to work on its strategy in order to generate value adding effects for the portfolio companies and their core business.

Preparation of standard agreements and other forms of efficiency improvements activities are currently ongoing. Furthermore, we have also initiated a review of how efficient we currently are utilising existing premises.

Eva Scherl, CEO