Transactions under Novozymes’ stock buyback program

As of May 27, Novozymes has purchased an accumulated 2,698,033 shares with a transaction value of DKK 668.8 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
2,582,533
 
637,342,907
May 23, 2014
44,000
 271.51
11,946,346
May 26, 2014
35,000
271.93
9,517,479
May 27, 2014
36,500
 273.26
9,973,928
Total accumulated under the program
2,698,033
 
668,780,660
 
In addition, transactions necessitated by Novozymes’ previously established incentive programs have resulted in a net sale by Novozymes of 36,630 B shares in the period from May 23 to May 27, 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 6,895,090 treasury shares, corresponding to 2.2% of the stock capital. The total number of shares in the company is 319,700,000, including treasury shares.

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