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Share buyback programs
Share buyback program 2014-2017
On December 1, 2017, Sonova announced the conclusion of its share buyback program with a maximum overall value of CHF 500 million, which was initiated on December 1, 2014.
During the buyback program, Sonova repurchased a total of 1,842,400 registered shares (equivalent to 2.74% of the share capital as per the beginning of the buyback program) for a total amount of CHF 241.0 million at an average purchase price of CHF 130.81 per share. The registered shares were repurchased on SIX Swiss Exchange on a second trading line. Sonova has cancelled all 1,842,400 registered shares repurchased on the second trading line.
You can find detailed information on the share buyback program in the official notices (German, French).
The transactions conducted as part of the share buyback program can be viewed in the document below.
Share buyback program 2007-2009
On November 9, 2009, Sonova announced that it is terminating the share buyback program for up to 10% of its share capital which started on September 20, 2007 with immediate effect.
A total of 2,113,500 registered shares with a nominal value of CHF 0.05 each were repurchased at an average price paid per share of CHF 94.98, corresponding to 3.15% of share capital when the buyback program was launched. The value of the shares repurchased was CHF 200.7 million. The repurchase was carried out via a second trading line on SIX Swiss Exchange AG set up especially for the share buyback. All shares bought back have been cancelled.