Getin Noble Bank (GNB)
Current report number 28/200906.03.2009
Share repurchase program implementation from 3 March to 4 March 2009
The Management Board of Noble Bank S.A. (the “Issuer”) announces that in the period from 3rd March 2009 to 4th March 2009 the Issuer repurchased 46 700 of its shares, each of the nominal value of 1.00 PLN. The shares were repurchased through the agency of a brokerage house during trading sessions on the official market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. The above shares entitle the Issuer to a total of 46 700 votes at the Issuer’s general shareholders meeting and constitute 0.02170 per cent of the Issuer’s share capital. The average purchase price amounted to 2.29 PLN per share.
Since the Share Repurchase Program (the “Program”) was launched, the Issuer has repurchased a total of 1 044 700 of its shares. The shares repurchased by the Issuer since the launch of the Program entitle the Issuer to a total of 1 044 700 votes at the Issuer’s general shareholders meeting and constitute 0.48550 per cent of the Issuer’s share capital.
The Issuer is repurchasing its shares under the Program launched on 5th December 2008, i.e. on the date the agreement with a brokerage firm to purchase shares under the Program for and on behalf of the Issuer was concluded (Current Report 73/2008 dated 5th December 2008).
The Program will be in effect until 30th April 2009, but not longer than all the funds appropriated for the Program by the General Shareholders Meeting under Resolution No. IV/28/11/2008 on capital reserve have been exhausted.
Legal basis: §5 (1)(6) and §12 of the Minister of Finance Regulation of 19 October 2005 on current and periodic reporting by issuers of securities (Journal of Laws of 2005, No. 209, item 1744).