Source: Eimskipafelag Islands hf.

Eimskip: Transaction in relation to a share buy-back program

In week 26 2019 Eimskip purchased 628,440 of its own shares, at a purchase price of ISK 120,410,867 as further stipulated below:

Date Time No. of shares Share price (rate) Purchase price (ISK)
24.6.2019 12:02:07 129,213 192 24,808,896
25.6.2019 10:18:53 127,566 191,5 24,428,889
26.6.2019 10:06:03 100,000 191,5 19,150,000
26.6.2019 10:07:49 28,582 191,5 5,473,453
27.6.2019 10:23:01 121,124 191,5 23,195,246
28.6.2019 09:32:44 121,955 191,5 23,354,383
Total   628,440   120,410,867

The trade is in accordance with Eimskip‘s buy-back program as published on Nasdaq Iceland on 10 June 2019.

Eimskip held 1,174,009 own shares prior to the notified transactions, or the equivalent of 0,63% of issued shares in the company, and holds 1,802,449 after them, or the equivalent of 0,96% of issued shares in the company.

In week 26 Eimskip purchased a total of 628,440 company‘s own shares. The total purchase price amounted to ISK 120,410,867 which corresponds to 24% of the maximum market value amount according to the buy-back program. Eimskip has bought a total of 1,441,679 shares in the company amounting to ISK 274,750,290 market value in the buy-back program.

Buy-back under the program will amount to a maximum of 3,000,000 shares and the market value amount will not exceed ISK 500,000,000. The buy-back program is in effect until 24 January 2020, unless the conditions for maximum purchase are met before that time.

The buyback program was executed in accordance with Chapter VIII. of Act No. 2/1995 on Public Limited Companies and Chapter II of the Annex to Regulation No. 630/2005 on Inside Information and Market Abuse, “Trade in own shares under buy-back programmes and the stabilisation of financial instruments.”

For further information please contact Edda Rut Björnsdóttir, head of Marketing & Communication via phone (+354) 825-3399 or