InvestorsMarch 07, 2019

Share buyback transaction details February 28-March 6, 2019

Wolters Kluwer today reports that it has repurchased 70,340 of its own ordinary shares in the period from February 28, 2019, up to and including March 6, 2019, for €4.1 million and at an average share price of €58.02.

These repurchases are part of the share buyback program announced on February 20, 2019, under which we intend to repurchase shares for up to €250 million during 2019. The cumulative amounts repurchased to date under this program are as follows:

Share Buyback 2019

Cumulative shares repurchased in period Total consideration (€ million)  Average share price (€)
2019 to date 127,285  7.4  57.77

For the period starting February 22, 2019, up to and including May 6, 2019, we have engaged a third party to execute €40 million of buybacks on our behalf, within the limits of relevant laws and regulations (in particular Regulation (EU) 596/2014) and the company’s Articles of Association.

Repurchased shares are added to and held as treasury shares and will be used for capital reduction purposes or to meet obligations arising from share-based incentive plans.

Further information is available on our website:

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the health, tax & accounting, governance, risk & compliance, and legal & regulatory sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

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