Announcement no. 61/2018

15 October 2018 

Transactions in relation to share buyback program

On 9 October 2018, Össur hf. initiated a share buy-back program, see Company announcement no. 59/2018.

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 30 June 2019. 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 01, the period 8 October 2018 - 12 October 2018:

Transactions
Date   No. of shares   Avg. purchase
price in DKK
  Transaction
value in DKK
08 October 2018   -   -   -
09 October 2018   48,300   30.97   1,495,919
10 October 2018   13,220   30.43   402,323
11 October 2018   26,706   29.09   776,934
12 October 2018   34,090   30.21   1,029,957
Total    122,316   30.29   3,705,133

 

Össur has acquired 122,316 shares under the program at the average price of DKK 30.29. Following the above transactions Össur's holding of own shares is 6,251,009 corresponding to 1.45% 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: OSSR) is a global leader in non-invasive orthopaedics that helps 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 braces, supports, prosthetic limbs and compression therapy.  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, EMEA and APAC, with additional distributors worldwide. www.ossur.com.