Transactions under Novozymes’ stock buyback program

As of May 22, Novozymes has purchased an accumulated 2,582,533 shares with a transaction value of DKK 637.3 million under the stock buyback program Novozymes announced in Company announcement No. 17, 2014 and initiated February 17, 2014.

Under the program, Novozymes will buy back B shares worth up to DKK 2 billion in total during 2014.
The following transactions have been made under the program in accordance with the provisions of European Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2273/2003 of 22 December 2003, also referred to as the Safe Harbour Regulation:       
 
Number
 of shares
Average
purchase price
Transaction
value, DKK
Accumulated, last announcement
2,427,133
 
595,491,207
May 16, 2014
 
 
 
May 19, 2014
52,000
268.41
13,957,168
May 20, 2014
36,400
 268.67
9,779,484
May 21, 2014
33,000
268.93
8,874,598
May 22, 2014
34,000
 271.78
9,240,450
Total accumulated under the program
2,582,533
 
637,342,907

 

In addition, transactions necessitated by Novozymes’ previously established incentive programs have resulted in a net sale by Novozymes of 10,335 B shares in the period from May 16 to May 22, 2014. The share transactions related to the incentive programs were not part of the Safe Harbour stock buyback program.

 

Following the transactions stated above, Novozymes owns a total of 6,816,220 treasury shares, corresponding to 2.1% of the stock capital. The total number of shares in the company is 319,700,000, including treasury shares.

 

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