Wolters Kluwer today reports that it has repurchased 106,500 of its own ordinary shares in the period from June 20, 2019, up to and including June 26, 2019, for €6.9 million and at an average share price of €65.12.
Share buyback transaction details June 20-26, 2019
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
|Period||Cumulative shares repurchased in period||Total consideration (€ million)||Average share price (€)|
|2019 to date||1,368,509||84.2||61.53|
For the period starting May 9, 2019, up to and including July 29, 2019, we have engaged a third party to execute €75 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:
- Download the share buyback transactions excel sheet for detailed individual transaction information.
- Weekly reports on the progress of our share repurchases.
- Overview of share buyback programs.
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