Hexagon successfully acquires approximately 93.3% of NovAtel shares

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Hexagon successfully acquires approximately 93.3% of NovAtel shares

Hexagon Canada Acquisition Inc., a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of Hexagon AB,
has successfully taken-up all of the shares tendered and not validly withdrawn
pursuant to its tender offer for all of the outstanding common shares of NovAtel
Inc. (NASDAQ: “NGPS”) at an offer price of USD 50 in cash per share. 

The tender offer and withdrawal rights expired at 5:00 p.m., New York, New York
time, on 27 November 2007. According to the depositary for the offer, a total of
8 647 240 shares of common shares of NovAtel were tendered and not validly
withdrawn prior to the expiration of the offer (including 306 716 shares
delivered pursuant to the guaranteed delivery procedures). Shareholders who
validly tendered prior to the expiration of the offer and whose shares were not
validly withdrawn will promptly receive the offer price of USD 50 in cash per
share. As a result of the purchase of the common shares of NovAtel in the tender
offer, Hexagon, through Hexagon Canada, now owns approximately 93.3 % of the
outstanding common shares of NovAtel other than shares owned by Hexagon or any
of its affiliates prior to the offer.

Hexagon intends to acquire the remaining outstanding common shares of NovAtel
not previously tendered by means of a compulsory acquisition in accordance with
Canadian law on the same terms as the common shares acquired under the tender
offer. After the consummation of the compulsory acquisition, Hexagon intends to
cause NovAtel's common shares to cease to be traded on the Nasdaq Global Select
Market. 

Following the completion of the compulsory acquisition, NovAtel will become a
wholly-owned subsidiary of Hexagon but will conduct its business relations with
other subsidiaries of Hexagon on an arms length basis. "Hexagon is excited for NovAtel to join the Hexagon group. We expect great
things from NovAtel as it continues to operate independently and grow as a pure
play supplier in the market for high precision Global Navigation Satellite
System technology solutions to OEMs", says Ola Rollén, CEO and President of
Hexagon AB.

The solicitation and the offer to buy NovAtel's common shares is only made
pursuant to the Amended Offer to Purchase and related materials that Hexagon,
Hexagon Canada and NovAtel filed with the SEC on 19 October 2007, as amended on
2 November 2007, 7 November 2007, 21 November 2007 and 28 November 2007.
Shareholders should read the Amended Offer to Purchase and related materials
carefully because they contain important information, including the terms and
conditions of the offer. Shareholders can obtain the Amended Offer to Purchase
and related materials free at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov, from Morrow &
Co, LLC by calling 1-800-607-0088 (call toll-free), the information agent for
the offer, or from Morgan Stanley by calling 1-877-219-1920 (call toll-free),
the dealer manager for the offer, or from Mellon Investor Services LLC by
calling 1-800-777-3674 (call toll-free), the depositary of the offer.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains projections and other forward-looking statements
regarding the completion of the acquisition of NovAtel, including the expected
timetable for completing the transaction and any other statements about future
events. Statements regarding future events are based on the parties' current
expectations and are necessarily subject to associated risks related to, among
other things, the ability of the parties to consummate the transaction described
herein. Actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking
statements. For information regarding other related risks, please see Hexagon's
Annual Report by going to Hexagon's Investors Website at www.hexagon.se.


For further information please contact Sara Kraft, Investor Relations, at +46 8
601 26 27, ir@hexagon.se

Hexagon AB is a global technology group with strong market positions within
measurement technologies and polymers. Hexagon's vision is to be number one or
number two in each strategic business area. The group has about 9 400 employees
in 30 countries and net sales of about 14 000 MSEK.