|Company Announcement |
Copenhagen, 23 August 2021
Transactions in connection with share buy-back programme
On 10 March 2021, Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S (“STG”) announced that a share buy-back programme of an aggregated price of up to DKK 600 million was launched with the purpose to adjust the Company’s capital structure and meet obligations relating to the Group’s share-based incentive programme.
The buy-back programme is executed in accordance with Regulation No. 596/2014 of the European Parliament and Council of 16 April 2014 (the “Market Abuse Regulation”) and Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1052, also referred to as the Safe Harbour rules. The share buy-back programme will end no later than 28 February 2022.
The following transactions have been executed from 16 August to 20 August 2021:
|Number of shares||Average purchase price, DKK||Transaction value, DKK|
|Accumulated, last announcement||2,069,640||259,931,072|
|16 August 2021||13,390||128.19||1,716,527|
|17 August 2021||9,115||128.33||1,169,738|
|18 August 2021||15,000||131.28||1,969,194|
|19 August 2021||18,037||129.49||2,335,525|
|20 August 2021||12,203||139.74||1,705,230|
|Accumulated under the programme||2,166,921||272,491,653|
In Company Announcements no. 40 as of 9 August 2021 and no. 41 as of 16 August 2021 “Accumulated under the programme” were not stated correctly. The difference is included in the table. All data for trades per day have been stated correctly in the announcements.
A detailed overview of transactions during the period 16 August – 20 August 2021 is attached to this announcement.
Following the above transactions STG owns a total of 2,750,495 treasury shares, corresponding to 2.82% of the total share capital.
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