DNB ASA - Share buy-back status after week 51

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During week 51 2019, DNB ASA has purchased 1 179 000 own shares at an average price of NOK 159.11 per share. After this, DNB ASA owns a total of 9 429 000 own shares.

The repurchase of shares is part of the share buy-back programme announced by DNB ASA on 24 October 2019, as subsequently amended by an announcement on 20 November and 12 December 2019. The share buy-back programme comprises up to approximately 23.7 million shares, of which up to approximately 15.6 million shares may be repurchased in the open market. The rest will be redeemed from the state of Norway on a proportionate basis, subject to approval from DNB ASA’s annual general meeting in 2020, so that its current ownership interest of 34.00% will remain unaffected following completion of the buy-back programme.

For further information about the share buy-back programme, DNB ASA refers to the Oslo Stock Exchange notifications made on 24 October, 20 November and 12 December 2019 (available from www.newsweb.no).

This information is subject to the disclosure requirements according to Section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

For further information, please contact:
Rune Helland, head of Investor Relations, tel. (+47) 23 26 84 00 / (+47) 977 13 250