Extract from stock exchange release published on 9 February 2018

The construction market outlook for the year 2018 is mainly positive in Cramo’s operating countries. Growth is still expected, but in many countries the growth that accelerated in 2017 is estimated to level out. According to the latest Euroconstruct and Forecon estimates, the construction market will grow approximately 3.5% in Sweden and Norway and 1.0–1.5% in Finland, Austria and Germany. For the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland, Euroconstruct estimates on average 9.3% market growth. Forecon’s construction market growth estimate for the Baltic states is 3.4% and the Russian construction market is expected to grow by 5%.The local Sverige’s Byggindustrier has projected 4% growth for the Swedish construction market in 2018. The Confederation of Finnish Construction Industries increased its estimate in October 2017 and forecasts that the construction market in Finland will grow by approximately 2%. Residential construction in Finland is growing stronger, which sets a positive outlook for 2018.

The European Rental Association (ERA) forecasts that the equipment rental market will grow in all of Cramo’s operating countries that are within the scope of ERA’s forecast in 2018. Forecon estimates the equipment rental market to grow by approximately 5% in Finland, 3% in Sweden and 2% in Estonia and Lithuania in 2018.

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Cramo is a service company specialising in equipment rental services. Our equipment rental services comprise machinery and equipment rental as well as rental-related services.

As one of the industry’s leading service providers in Europe, Cramo operates in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In Russia and Ukraine we operate under the brand of the 50 percent owned joint venture Fortrent.

Cramo provides modern rental solutions through the Cramo Concept. Under the Cramo Concept, construction companies and customers in trade, industry and the public sector, as well as private customers, are provided with machinery and equipment through different rental solutions and services.

By combining the product portfolio with its extensive offering of services, Cramo reduces the capital invested by its customers and can create total rental solutions for every need for both the short and long term.

Through a network of about 300 depots, with a total number of rental items over 230,000, Cramo’s 2,600 employees serve over 150,000 customers in eleven countries.