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Sale to Google Inc.

Pressmeddelande april 25, 2007 Economy

The Swedish investment company Aumar AB sells Marratech’s web based video conferencing solution to Google Inc.

”We are proud that Google has determined Marratechs technology to be so attractive that they want to purchase the rights to the companys software. Marratech is yet another example illustrating that Swedish entrepreneurs are successful in developing technology companies. It is especially pleasing that the companys team is located in Luleå”, comments Till Gutzen, partner in Cubera Private Equity which manages Aumar.

Revolutionary technology
Aumar is owned by Sjätte AP-fonden (AP6) and the Nordic private equity fund Cubera Secondary KS.

Marratech is one of eleven companies in Aumars portfolio and provides globally leading technology for video collaboration, e-meetings and web conferencing on the Internet.
”We have held an ownership position and supported Marratech since 1998 and feel it is the right time to pass over the baton to new owners”, says Mats Augurell, Senior Vice President of Sjätte AP-fonden. 'Google is in our opinion the best receiver of this baton”.

About Aumar
Aumar AB is managed by Cubera Private Equity, and owned by Sjätte AP-fonden (70%) and Cubera Secondary (30%). At year-end 2006, the investment company owned eleven portfolio companies, whereof Marratechs technology is now sold to Google and Logitall is sold back to its founders.

About Cubera Private Equity (
Cubera Private Equity is specialized within Nordic private equity. Cubera is currently managing approx. USD 110 million which is reserved for the Nordic secondary private equity market. With total experience from almost 100 private equity transactions over the last 18 years, Cubera will introduce new products and solutions to the Nordic private equity market. The company has offices in Stockholm and Oslo.

About Sjätte AP-fonden (
Sjätte AP-fonden manages public pension funds with the goal to create long-term high return and to have a satisfactory risk allocation by investing risk capital in small-to-medium-sized Swedish growth companies and hence contribute to the development of the Swedish trade and industry. Sjätte AP-fonden is an investor in a variety of private equity funds and a direct owner in a number of unlisted companies. Sjätte AP-fonden is currently managing approx. SEK 15 billion with focus on industrial and service companies, IT, telecom and media/entertainment, pharmaceuticals, bio-technology and life science.

For further information, please contact:
Till Gutzen, Cubera Private Equity, +46 707 56 5335 or [email protected]