Atlas Copco Completes Rental Divestments

Posted on November 29, 2006

The Atlas Copco Group announced that it has completed the divestment of Rental Service Corporation, USA, and Rental Service Corporation of Canada Ltd., its North American construction equipment rental business, to affiliates of private equity firms Ripplewood Holdings L.L.C. and Oak Hill Capital Management, LLC.

The financial effects of the divestment are in line with the estimates previous stated, the company said.