HORNBACH-Baumarkt-Aktiengesellschaft / Key word(s): Share Buyback
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Board of Management resolves share buyback to facilitate issue of shares to
Bornheim, August 10, 2015. The Board of Management of HORNBACH Baumarkt AG,
based in Bornheim/Pfalz, ISIN DE0006084403, today resolved to acquire up to
50,000 own shares pursuant to Section 71 (1) No. 2 of the German Stock
Corporation Act (AktG). The shares are to be acquired already in
preparation for the annual issue of shares to employees scheduled to take
place at the end of 2015.
The buyback of shares on the basis of this management board resolution is
to be undertaken in accordance with the safe harbor regulations set out in
Section 20a (3) of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) in conjunction
with Regulation (EC) No. 2273/2003 of the European Commission dated
December 22, 2003.
The buyback of shares will begin on August 11, 2015 and will run for a
limited period expiring at the end of the 2015/2016 fiscal year (balance
sheet date on February 29, 2016). The purchase price to be paid by the
company per share (excluding acquisition expenses) may not exceed or fall
short of the stock market price by more than 10%. The stock market price
shall be taken in this respect to be the average of the closing prices in
Xetra trading at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on the five stock market
trading days immediately preceding the respective acquisition. Moreover,
the shares will not be acquired at a price in excess of that determined
pursuant to Article 5 (1) of Regulation (EC) No. 2273/2003 of the European
Commission dated 22 December 2003.
Further information concerning the buyback of shares has been published in
the “Investor Relations/Share buyback” section on the internet and can be
found at the following URL:
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