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2014-05-21

Lexmark International, Inc.: Offer Document to the shareholders of ReadSoft made public

This press release may not be published or distributed, directly or
indirectly, in or into Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New
Zealand or South Africa. The Offer is not being made to, nor will any
tender of shares be accepted from or on behalf of, holders in such
jurisdictions or elsewhere where their participation requires further
documentation, filings or other measures in addition to those
required by Swedish law. Shareholders in the United States should
refer to the section titled "Special notice to shareholders in the
United States" at the end of this announcement.

This is a translation of the original Swedish language press release.
In the event of any discrepancies, the original Swedish wording shall
prevail.

May 21, 2014 - Lexmark International Technology S.A. ("Lexmark") today
publishes the Offer Document concerning the recommended cash Offer to
the shareholders of ReadSoft AB (publ) ("ReadSoft").

As a further step in Lexmark's strategy to strengthen the company's
software offering, Lexmark made a recommended cash Offer (the
"Offer") at SEK 40.05 per share to the shareholders of ReadSoft on
May 6, 2014. The founders of ReadSoft, representing in aggregate 22.9
per cent of the shares and 41.5 per cent of the votes, have
undertaken to accept the Offer, and the Board of Directors of
ReadSoft unanimously recommends the Company's shareholders to accept
the Offer.

The Offer Document has now been approved and registered by the
Financial Supervisory Authority.

The Offer Document and acceptance form will be distributed to
shareholders in ReadSoft whose shares are directly registered with
Euroclear Sweden AB on May 20, 2014. The Offer Document will also be
made available for downloading at www.lexmarkinfo.se and the website
of DNB www.dnb.se.

The acceptance period for the Offer commences on May 23, 2014 and ends
on June 23, 2014. Settlement will begin as soon as Lexmark has
announced that the conditions for the Offer have been satisfied or
that Lexmark has otherwise resolved to complete the Offer. Assuming
that such an announcement is made no later than around 23 June, 2014,
settlement is expected to begin around 30 June, 2014.

Lexmark reserves the right to extend the acceptance period for the
Offer, as well as the right to postpone the settlement date.

For more information, please see:

www.lexmarkinfo.se

Please direct any questions to Lexmark related to the Offer to:

DNB

Tel: +46 (8) 473 45 40.

Website: www.dnb.se

Contact person for media inquiries:

Birgitta Henriksson, Brunswick Group
Telephone: +46 8 410 32 180
Email: bhenriksson@brunswickgroup.com

Lexmark in brief
Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) is uniquely focused on
connecting unstructured printed and digital information across
enterprises with the processes, applications and people that need it
most.

www.lexmark.com
Readsoft in brief
ReadSoft is a leading global provider of applications for automating
business processes in the cloud or on premise. ReadSoft is by far the
world's number one choice for invoice processing automation,
especially into business systems from SAP and Oracle. ReadSoft's
software enables companies to automate document processes such as
accounts payable processing, and mailroom automation.

Since the start in 1991, ReadSoft has grown to a worldwide group with
operations in 17 countries on six continents and a network of local
and global partners. The head office is located in Helsingborg,
Sweden, and the ReadSoft share is traded on the NASDAQ OMX
Stockholm's Small Cap list.

For more information about ReadSoft, please visit www.readsoft.com

Important notice

This is a translation of the original Swedish language press release.
In the event of discrepancies, the original Swedish wording shall
prevail.

Offer restrictions

The Offer is not being made to persons whose participation in the
Offer requires that any additional offer document is prepared or
registration effected or that any other measures are taken in
addition to those required under Swedish law. This press release and
any documentation relating to the Offer are not being published in or
distributed in or to and must not be mailed or otherwise distributed
or sent in or to Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand or
South Africa or any other country in which doing so would require any
such additional measures to be taken or would be in conflict with any
applicable law or regulation (the "Restricted Jurisdiction"). Any
such action will not be permitted or sanctioned by Lexmark
International Technology. Any purported acceptance of the Offer
resulting from a direct or indirect violation of these restrictions
may be disregarded.

The Offer is not being made, directly or indirectly, in or into any
Restricted Jurisdiction by use of mail or any other means or
instrumentality (including, without limitation, facsimile
transmission, electronic mail, telex, telephone and the Internet) of
interstate or foreign commerce, or of any facility of national
security exchange, and the Offer cannot be accepted by any such use,
means, instrumentality or facility of, or from within, any Restricted
Jurisdiction. Accordingly, this press release and any documentation
relating to the Offer are not being and should not be sent, mailed or
otherwise distributed or forwarded in or into any Restricted
Jurisdiction.

Lexmark International Technology will not deliver any consideration
under the Offer in or into any Restricted Jurisdiction.

This press release is not being, and must not be, sent to shareholders
with registered addresses in any Restricted Jurisdiction. Banks,
brokers, dealers and other nominees holding shares for persons in any
Restricted Jurisdiction must not forward this press release or any
documentation relating to the Offer to such persons.

Forward-looking statements

Statements in this press release relating to future status or
circumstances, including statements regarding future results, growth
and other projections regarding development and the other benefits of
the Offer, are forward-looking statements. These statements may
generally, but not always, be identified by the use of words such as
"anticipates", "intends", "expects", "believes", or similar
expressions. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk
and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on
circumstances that will occur in the future. There can be no
assurance that actual results will not differ materially from those
expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements due to many
factors, many of which are outside the control of Lexmark
International Technology. Any such forward-looking statements made
herein speak only as of the date on which they are announced. Except
as required by the Takeover Rules or applicable law or regulations,
Lexmark International Technology expressly disclaims any obligations
or undertaking to publicly announce updates or revisions to any
forward-looking statements contained in this press release to reflect
any change in expectations with regards thereto or any change in
events, conditions or circumstances on which such statement is based,
The reader should, however, consult any additional disclosures that
Lexmark International Technology or ReadSoft has made or may make.

Special notice to shareholders in the United States

The Offer described in this announcement is subject to the laws of
Sweden. It is important for US securities holders to be aware that
this document is subject to disclosure and takeover laws and
regulations in Sweden that are different from those in the United
States. The Offer is made in the United States in compliance with
Section 14(e) of, and Regulation 14E under, the US Securities
Exchange Act of 1934, as amended ("Exchange Act"), subject to the
exemptions provided by Rule 14d-1(d) under the Exchange Act and
otherwise in accordance with the requirements of Swedish law.
Accordingly, the Offer is subject to disclosure and other procedural
requirements, including with respect to withdrawal rights, the Offer
timetable, settlement procedures and timing of payments that are
different from those applicable under US domestic tender offer
procedures and laws.

NEITHER THE UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION NOR ANY
U.S. STATE SECURITIES COMMISSION OR REGULATORY AUTHORITY HAS APPROVED
OR DISAPPROVED OF THIS OFFER, PASSED UPON THE FAIRNESS OR MERITS OF
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT OR DETERMINED WHETHER THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS ACCURATE
OR COMPLETE. ANY REPRESENTATION TO THE CONTRARY IS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE
IN THE UNITED STATES.

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