Transactions under Novozymes’ stock buyback program

As of August 21, Novozymes has purchased an accumulated 4,803,054 shares with a transaction value of DKK 1,240.4 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
4,635,141
 
1,197,439,381
August 15, 2014
11,083
257.89
2,858,245
August 18, 2014
39,150
 256.01
10,022,748
August 19, 2014
38,900
258.45
10,053,658
August 20, 2014
39,180
 255.20
9,998,900
August 21, 2014
39,600
252.36
9,993,285
Total accumulated under the program
4,803,054
 
1,240,366,217
In addition, transactions necessitated by Novozymes’ previously established incentive programs have resulted in a net sale by Novozymes of 10,805 B shares in the period from August 15 to August 21, 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 8,891,605 treasury shares, corresponding to 2.8% of the stock capital. The total number of shares in the company is 319,700,000, including treasury shares.
 
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