Share buyback program - Novozymes A/S B shares

On January 20, 2012, Novozymes initiated a share buyback program in accordance with the provisions of European Commission Regulation no. 2273/2003 of December 22, 2003, also referred to as the Safe Harbour Regulation.

14. September 2012
Under the program Novozymes will buy back B shares for an amount of up to DKK 1,000 million in the period from January 20, 2012, to December 31, 2012.
 

The following transactions have been made under the program:

 
Number of shares
Average purchase price
Transaction value, DKK
Accumulated,
last announcement
 
4,319,069
 
 
681,523,600
September   7, 2012
32,000
 167.37
5,355,739
September 10, 2012
20,000
 165.74
3,314,881
September 11, 2012
23,997
 164.88
3,956,700
September 12, 2012
34,926
 164.22
5,735,706
September 13, 2012
23,000
 164.28
3,778,492
Accumulated
under the program
 
4,452,992
 
 
703,665,118

 

Transactions related to Novozymes’ incentive programs have resulted in a net sale by Novozymes of 9,910 B shares in the period from September 7, to September 13, 2012. The shares related to these transactions were not part of the Safe Harbour share buyback program.

 

With the transactions stated above, Novozymes owns a total of 12,164,149 treasury shares, corresponding to 3.7% of the share capital. The total amount of shares in the company is 325,000,000 including treasury shares.

 

Contact persons:

 

 
Press and media:
 
Investor relations:
René Tronborg (Europe)
Tel. (direct):   +45 4446 2274
Tel. (mobile): +45 3077 2274
 
Paige Donnelly (USA)
Tel. (direct):   +1 919 494 3209
Tel. (mobile): +1 919 218 4501
Maarit Pokkinen
Tlf. (direkte): +45 4446 8682
Tlf. (mobil):   +45 3077 8682
 
Martin Riise
Tel. (direct):   +45 4446 0738
Tel. (mobile): +45 3077 0738
 
Thomas Bomhoff (USA)
Tel. (direct):    +1 919 494 3483
Tel. (mobile):  +1 919 649 2565