DSM finalizes repurchase of shares to cover existing option plans
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, has
repurchased 874,725 of its own shares in the period from 17 January 2014 up to
and including 21 January 2014 at an average price of â‚¬51.85. This is in
accordance with the repurchase, covering existing option plans, announced on 6
November 2013. The consideration of this repurchase was â‚¬45.4 million.
With this repurchase the total number of shares repurchased under this program
to date reached 2,500,000 shares for a total consideration of â‚¬139.0 million.
This concludes the first part of a program to repurchase 4-5 million shares in
total, which was announced in September 2013.
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materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials
Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social
advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers
innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global
markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed,
pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and
electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM's
23,500 employees deliver annual net sales of around â‚¬9 billion. The company is
listed on NYSE Euronext. More information can be found at www.dsm.com.
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