KWS SAAT SE: Release of a capital market information
KWS SAAT AG: Release of a capital market information
KWS SAAT SE / share buyback
Disclosure pursuant to Art. 5 Sec. 1 lit. b) and Sec. 3 of the Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (MAR) in conjunction with Art. 2 Sec. 2 and Sec. 3 of the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 2016/1052 - 3rd Interim Announcement and announcement of completion
In the period from January 29, 2018 up to and including February 1, 2018, KWS SAAT SE bought back a total of 4,757 shares of KWS SAAT SE within the framework of the share buyback programme. In the announcement of December 19, 2017 pursuant to Art. 2 Sec. 1 of the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1052 it was communicated that the repurchase of treasury shares would commence on January 10, 2018 (earliest possible acquisition date).
The overall volume of the shares bought back daily in the period from January 29, 2018 up to and including February 1, 2018 and the daily average stock market prices of the shares are as follows:
Datum Total number of Average stock Volume (EUR)shares bought back market prize (EUR) (number) January 29, 2018 1,365 343.7377 469,201.9605 January 30, 2018 1,070 334.2140 357,608.9800 January 31, 2018 1,831 340.6049 623,647.5719 February 1, 2018 491 337.1731 165,551.9921 In total 4,757 339.7121 1,616,010.5045
The share buyback program is completed. The total number of shares which have been bought back by KWS SAAT SE within the framework of the share buyback programme initiated on January 10, 2018 (earliest possible acquisition date) thus amounts to 9,832 shares. This corresponds to approx. 0.15% of the share capital. The purchase price paid at the stock exchange was in average EUR 344,6310. The total consideration that was paid for the shares amounts to EUR 3,388,412.0141. The sole purpose of acquiring the shares was to fulfill obligations from the Employee Stock Program within the meaning of Art. 5 paragraph 2 c) of Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014.
Further information pursuant to Article 5 Sec. 1 lit. b) and Sec. 3 of the Regulation (EU) 596/2014 in conjunction with Article 2 Sec. 2 and Sec. 3 of the Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1052 is available online under http://www.kws.com/IR/Employee-Stock-Program.
The purchase of the KWS SAAT SE shares was carried out by a bank assigned by KWS SAAT SE and exclusively via the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (XETRA trading).
Einbeck, February 6, 2018
KWS SAAT SE
The Executive Board
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