InvestorsMarch 16, 2017

Share buyback transaction details March 9–15, 2017

Wolters Kluwer today reports that it has repurchased 43,300 of its own ordinary shares in the period from March 9, 2017 up to and including March 15, 2017 for €1.6 million and at an average share price of €37.90.

These share repurchases are part of the three-year (2016-2018), up to €600 million buyback program announced on February 24, 2016. The cumulative number of shares repurchased under this three-year program is as follows:

Share Buyback program 2016-2018

Period Cumulative shares repurchased in period Total consideration
(€ million)
Average share price (€)
2017 To Date 1,447,467 51.6 35.68
2016 5,826,473 199.7 34.28
Total 7,273,940 251.4 34.56

Current share repurchases are made on behalf of Wolters Kluwer by a third party to whom we have given a mandate to buy up to a maximum of €50 million in ordinary shares in the period from March 9, 2017 up to and including May 8, 2017.

Further information is available on our website:

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer (EURONEXT: WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the healthcare, tax and accounting, financial and corporate compliance, legal and regulatory , and corporate performance and ESG 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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