The trade is in accordance with Marel’s buyback programs on Nasdaq Iceland and Euronext Amsterdam, announced on 1 June 2022, which are based on the authorization of Marel hf.´s Annual General Meeting regarding the purchase of own shares on 16 March 2022.
Marel hf. held 16,286,328 own shares prior to the notified transactions or the equivalent to 2.11% of issued shares in the company and held 17,188,206 own shares after the transactions, or the equivalent of 2.23% of issued shares in the company.
Marel hf. has purchased a total of 3,277,706 own shares under the buyback program on Nasdaq Iceland, for a total purchase price of ISK 1,945,527,300 and a total of 206,050 own shares under the buyback program on Euronext Amsterdam for a total purchase price of EUR 893,324.
Buybacks under both programs will amount to a total maximum of 5,000,000 shares, thereof 4,000,000 on Nasdaq Iceland and 1,000,000 on Euronext Amsterdam, or the equivalent of total 0.65% of issued shares. The maximum total purchase price of the program on Nasdaq Iceland is up to ISK 3,047,668,000 and the maximum total purchase price of the program on Euronext Amsterdam is up to EUR 5,590,000. The buyback program on Nasdaq Iceland is in effect from 1 June 2022 until and including 1 September 2022. The buyback program on Euronext Amsterdam is in effect from 2 June 2022 until and including 2 September 2022.
The buyback programs are executed in accordance with Chapter VIII. of the Icelandic Act No. 2/1995 on Public Limited Companies, Regulation No. 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council on market abuse ("MAR"), and the Commission’s delegated regulation 2016/1052 cf. also Icelandic Act No. 6/2021 on measures against Market Abuse.
See further details in attachment and on Marel’s website:Share buyback programs