Össur hf: Transactions in relation to share buyback program

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Announcement no. 80/2019

23 December 2019 

On 26 November 2019, Össur hf. initiated a share buy-back program, see Company announcement no. 72/2019.

The purpose of the share buyback program is to reduce the Company's share capital and adjust the capital structure by distributing capital to shareholders in line with the Company's Capital Structure and Dividend Policy. The program will end no later than 11 March 2020. The Company may purchase up to 5,000,000 shares under the program, corresponding to 1.2% of the current share capital. The total consideration for shares purchased under the program shall not exceed USD 10 million.

The following transactions have been made under the program in week 4, the period 16 December 2019 – 20 December 2019:

Date   No. of shares   Avg. purchase
price in DKK
value in DKK
16 December 2019   33,500   51.27   1,717,662
17 December 2019   30,000   50.94   1,528,194
18 December 2019   23,536   51.77   1,218,374
19 December 2019   37,791   51.92   1,962,222
20 December 2019   23,386   51.47   1,203,614
Total                         148,213   51.48       7,630,066

Össur has acquired 403,420 shares under the program at the average price of DKK 52.04. Following the above transactions Össur’s holding of own shares is 3,359,631 corresponding to 0.79% of the Company’s total share capital.

The share buyback program on Nasdaq Copenhagen is carried out in accordance with Regulation No. 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council on market abuse ("MAR"), and the Commission delegated regulation No. 2016/1052.

Further information

David Hreidarsson, Investor Relations, dohreidarsson@ossur.com, +354 515 1380

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About Össur

Össur (NASDAQ OMX: OSSR) is a global leader in non-invasive orthopaedics that help people live a life without limitations.  Its business is focused on improving people’s mobility through the delivery of innovative technologies within the fields of Prosthetics and Bracing & Supports.  A recognized “Technology Pioneer,” Össur invests significantly in research and product development—its award-winning designs ensuring a consistently strong position in the market. Successful patient and clinical outcomes are further empowered via Össur’s educational programs and business solutions.  Headquartered in Iceland, Össur has major operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, with additional distributors worldwide. www.ossur.com