Getin Noble Bank (GNB)
Current report number 38/200927.03.2009
Share repurchase program implementation from 23 March to 27 March
The Management Board of Noble Bank S.A. (the “Issuer”) announces that in the period from 23March 2009 to 27 March 2009 the Issuer repurchased 277 578 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 277 578 votes at the Issuer’s general shareholders meeting and constitute 0.12900 per cent of the Issuer’s share capital. The average purchase price amounted to 2.92 PLN per share.
Since the Share Repurchase Program (the “Program”) was launched, the Issuer has repurchased a total of 1 647 000 of its shares. The shares repurchased by the Issuer since the launch of the Program entitle the Issuer to a total of 1 647 000 votes at the Issuer’s general shareholders meeting and constitute 0.76541 per cent of the Issuer’s share capital.
The Issuer is repurchasing its shares under the Program launched on 5 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 5 December 2008).
The Program will be in effect until 30 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 February 2009 on current and periodic reporting by issuers of securities and the rules of equal treatment of the information required by the laws of non-member states (Journal of Laws of 2009 No. 33, item 259).