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.

12. October 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
4,811,849
 
761,409,411
October    5, 2012
20,000
 165.43
3,308,595
October    8, 2012
27,448
 165.31
4,537,556
October    9, 2012
35,000
 164.30
5,750,432
October  10, 2012
46,107
 162.06
7,471,948
October  11, 2012
31,000
 160.40
4,972,300
Accumulated
under the program
4,971,404
 
787,450,242

 

 

Transactions related to Novozymes’ incentive programs have resulted in a net sale by Novozymes of 10,535 B shares in the period from October 5, to October 11, 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 12,643,766 treasury shares, corresponding to 3.9% 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