DGAP Post-admission Duties announcement: CECONOMY AG / Release of a capital market information
20.02.2019 / 15:46
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Notification pursuant to art. 5 para. 1 lit. a of the Regulation (EU) No
596/2014 ('MAR') and art. 2 para. 1 of the Delegated Regulation (EU)
2016/1052 ('Delegated Regulation')
The Management Board of CECONOMY AG, Düsseldorf, (the 'Company') has
resolved the buyback of ordinary bearer shares over the stock exchange as
treasury shares by the Company in a value of up to EUR 90,000.00 (excluding
costs of the acquisition). The buyback will be executed in three share
buyback programs within c. two years. The maximum number of shares that
shall be bought back with the Framework Program is determined by the
closing price of the Company's ordinary shares in the XETRA trading system
on three reference dates (the three buyback programs together the
The first and the second share buyback programs were executed in October
2018. The third buyback program (the 'Third Share Buyback Program') will be
executed between 21 February 2019 (first possible day of purchase) and 7
March 2019 (last possible day of purchase). The buyback within the Third
Share Buyback Program shall be limited to a maximum of 7,638 ordinary
shares of the Company. This corresponds to c. 0.002 percent of the
Company's registered share capital and of the share capital issued as
ordinary shares. The maximum amount of money that may be incurred for the
Third Share Buyback Program shall be EUR 46,500.00. The shares shall be
solely acquired in the XETRA trading system of Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
The sole purpose of the buyback is the performance of the Company's
obligations to allot shares to the Company's employees within the meaning
of art. 5 para. 2 lit. c MAR. The respective obligations result from a
one-time commitment by the Company towards the employees of the Company to
allot the shares in order to incentivize the employees.
The buyback shall be executed on the basis of section 71 para. 1 no. 2
Stock Corporation Act (AktG) for the purpose of offering treasury shares to
persons who are in an employment relationship with the Company.
The buyback will be managed by a credit institution who will decide on the
timing of the purchase of shares independently and without being influenced
by the Company. The credit institution so instructed is obligated to the
Company to comply with the trading conditions pursuant to art. 3 of the
Information regarding the transactions relating to the buyback program will
be notified pursuant to art. 2 para. 2 and 3 of the Delegated Regulation by
the end of the seventh trading day following the execution of such
transactions. Moreover, pursuant to art. 2 para. 3 of the Delegated
Regulation, the Company will publish the notified transactions on its
website https://www.ceconomy.de under 'Investor Relations' in the segment
'Legal Announcements' and will ensure that the information remains publicly
available for at least five years following the day of notification.
The Management Board
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