04/01/19 Updated 26/03/19

Transactions in relation to a share buy-back program: Week 1

Notification of purchase of own shares under buy-back program

In week 1, Marel hf. purchased 851,112 of its own shares, at the purchase price of ISK 314,603,842 kr. See further details below:

 Date Time No. of shares bought Share price (rate)  Purchase price (ISK)
 Totals 851.112 314.603.842

The trade is in accordance with Marel’s buy-back program, announced by Nasdaq Iceland on 3 December 2018, and based on the authorisation of a shareholders’ meeting of Marel hf. on 22 November 2018.

Marel hf. held 10,762,406 own shares prior to the notified transactions and holds 11,613,518 own shares after them, or the equivalent of 1.70% of issued shares in the company.

Marel hf. has purchased a total of 4,922,968 own shares under the buy-back program, which corresponds to 0.72% of issued shares in the company, for a total purchase price of ISK 1,865,044,969.

Buy-backs under the program will amount to a maximum of 17,305,940 million shares, or the equivalent of 2.5% of issued shares. The buy-back program is in effect from 4 December 2018 until and including 5 March 2019.

The buy-back 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”, with later amendments.

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