Etteplan Oyj to initiate a share repurchase program

Stock exchange release - Published: 19.12.2017 - 16:00:00
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ETTEPLAN OYJ, Stock exchange release, December 19, 2017 AT 4.00 PM

Etteplan Oyj's Board of Directors has in its meeting on December 19, 2017 decided to initiate a share repurchase program of own shares in accordance with the authorization given to it at the Annual General Meeting on April 4, 2017. The shares are repurchased in order to be used to fulfil obligations pertaining to the company's share-based incentive plan for the Group key personnel. 

The repurchasing of shares will start on January 2, 2018 at the earliest, and end on June 30, 2018 at the latest. The number of repurchased shares will not exceed 100 000 shares and number of voting rights, which corresponds to approximately 0.4 per cent of the total number of Etteplan’s shares. A maximum sum of EUR 890 000 can be spent on the repurchase program.

The number of repurchased shares may not exceed 25 per cent of the average daily volume of trade in Etteplan's shares. The average daily volume is based on the average daily volume of the month preceding the publication month of this release.

Shares will be repurchased in public trading on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd for the market price quoted at the time of the repurchase, as provided by the regulations on public trading of shares.

Vantaa, December 19, 2017

Etteplan Oyj

Board of Directors

Nasdaq Helsinki
Major media

For more information, please contact:

Juha Näkki
President & CEO, tel. +358 10 307 2077

Outi Torniainen
Senior Vice President, Communications & Marketing, tel. +358 10 307 3302

Etteplan provides industrial equipment and plant engineering, embedded systems, IoT (Internet of Things), and technical documentation solutions to the world’s leading companies in the manufacturing industry. Our services are geared to improve the competitiveness of our customers' products and engineering processes throughout the product life cycle. The results of Etteplan’s innovative engineering can be seen in numerous industrial solutions and everyday products.

In 2016, Etteplan had a turnover of EUR 183.9 million. The company currently has some 2,800 professionals in Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland and China. Etteplan's shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd under the ETTE ticker.