Transactions under Novozymes’ stock buyback program

As of July 17, Novozymes has purchased an accumulated 3,911,190 shares with a transaction value of DKK 999.1 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
3,757,683
 
956,657,683
July 11, 2014
25,000
272,91
6,822,838
July 14, 2014
24,000
 276.98
6,647,446
July 15, 2014
46,000
276.43 
12,715,711
July 16 2014
25,047
 277.89
6,960,302
July 17, 2014
33,460
278.69
9,324,745
Total accumulated under the program
3,911,190
 
999,128,825

 

In addition, transactions necessitated by Novozymes’ previously established incentive programs have resulted in a net sale by Novozymes of 2,505 B shares in the period from July 11 to July 17, 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 8,041,201 treasury shares, corresponding to 2.5% of the stock capital. The total number of shares in the company is 319,700,000, including treasury shares.
 
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