Share buyback program no. 22

On February 11, 2011, 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.

Under the program Novozymes will buy back B shares for an amount of up to DKK 400 million in the period from February 11, 2011, to December 31, 2011.
 
The following transactions have been made under the program:
Number of shares​ Average purchase price​ Transaction value, DKK​
Accumulated,
last announcement​
274,256​
225,678,106
July 15, 2011 ​ 500
856.91
428,455
July 18, 2011 ​
9,248
860.31 ​
7,956,147
July 19, 2011 ​ 13 862.11 ​
11,207
July 20, 2011 ​ 2,391
870.98
2,082,513
July 21, 2011 ​ 1,000 ​ 869.26 ​
869,260
Accumulated under
the program​
287,408
237,025,688​
 
 
 
Transactions related to Novozymes’ incentive programs have resulted in a net sale by Novozymes of 2,295 B shares in the period from July 15 to July 21. 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 1,886,227 treasury shares, corresponding to 2.9% of the share capital. The total amount of shares in the company is 65,000,000, including treasury shares.
 
 
Contact persons:
Press and media:
Investor relations:
René Tronborg (Europe)
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Paige Donnelly (USA)
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Tobias Bjorklund
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Martin Riise Nielsen
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Thomas Bomhoff (USA)
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