EAB Group Plc will commence acquiring the company’s own shares

EAB Group Plc, Stock Exchange Release, 28 August 2019, 9.30 a.m. (EET)

EAB Group Plc will commence acquiring the company’s own shares

The Board of Directors of EAB Group Plc has decided in its meeting on 28 August 2019 to commence acquiring the company’s own shares on the basis of the authorization given by EAB Group Plc´s Annual General Meeting held on 5 April 2019. The Board of Directors has decided that the maximum number of shares to be acquired is 75,000, corresponding to approximately 0.5% of the total number of shares, up to a maximum of 200,000 euro. The shares shall be acquired through public trading on the Nasdaq Helsinki exchange at the market price prevailing at the time of purchase, using the company’s own unrestricted and distributable equity. The acquisition of own shares has been permitted by the Financial Supervisory Authority.

The share buy-back program shall start on 28 August 2019 at the earliest and end on 5 October 2020 at the latest. The authorization given by EAB Group Plc´s Annual General Meeting is valid until 5 October 2020.

On 5 April 2019, the Annual General Meeting authorized the Board of Directors to decide on the acquisition of up to 1,300,000 own shares using the company’s own unrestricted and distributable equity. The buying back of own shares can be done to develop the company's capital structure, to be used as consideration in corporate acquisitions or other restructuring, to finance investments or as part of the company's incentive plan.

EAB Group Plc has a total of 13,843,272 shares and votes. The company does not hold own shares at the time of this release.

EAB GROUP PLC

Board of Directors

Further information:

EAB Group Plc

Daniel Pasternack, CEO

+358 50 569 3416

daniel.pasternack@eabgroup.fi

Kari Juurakko, Chairman of the Board

+358 50 582 7411

kari.juurakko@eabgroup.fi

EAB Group offers versatile and high-quality saving, investment and asset management services for private investors, institutions and professional investors. The Group's parent company EAB Group Plc’s share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange. EAB Group uses the name Elite Alfred Berg as its marketing name. The Group companies include EAB Asset Management Ltd offering asset management activities, and EAB Fund Management Ltd acting as a fund company and authorised alternative investment fund manager. The Groups’ customer base consists of individuals and corporations that are served nationwide in 13 different locations. The Group employs more than 100 investment professionals, and over 20 tied agents provide its services. On behalf of its clients, the Group manages assets of over EUR 3 billion in total. Check out EAB Group’s services at www.eabgroup.fi.

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