Source: Eimskipafelag Islands hf.

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

In week 30 2019 Eimskip purchased 249,112 of its own shares, at a purchase price of ISK 44,782,187 as further stipulated below:

DateTimeNo. of sharesShare price (rate)Purchase price (ISK)
26.7.201910:57:4470,233179,50 12,606,824 
Total  249,112  44,782,187 

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

Eimskip held 2,740,079 own shares prior to the notified transactions, or the equivalent of 1,47% of issued shares in the company, and holds 2,989,191 after them, or the equivalent of 1,60% of issued shares in the company.

In week 30 Eimskip purchased a total of 249,112 company‘s own shares. The total purchase price amounted to ISK 44,782,187 which corresponds to 8.96% of the maximum market value amount according to the buy-back program. Eimskip has bought a total of 2,628,421 shares in the company amounting to ISK 491,271,834 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.”

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