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Aug 3, 2015 12:00 AM CET

Com Hem continues buy-back program

The Board of Directors of Com Hem Holding AB (publ) has decided to continue to exercise the authorization to resolve on repurchase of shares that was given by the 2015 Annual General Meeting and communicated on May 21st.

The Board of Com Hem Holding AB (”Com Hem” or the ”Company”) has decided to continue to exercise the authorization to resolve on repurchase of shares that was given by the Annual General Meeting on May 21, 2015.

The second part of the program will be carried out in accordance with the European Commission’s ordinance (EC) No 2273/2003 of December 22, 2003, (the “EC ordinance”) and will be managed by a securities company or credit institution that makes its trading decisions regarding Com Hem’s shares independently of, and without influence by, Com Hem with regard to the timing of the repurchases, using the same terms as the in the first part of the program that expired on July 10, 2015:

  1. Repurchases of shares are to be made on Nasdaq Stockholm and in accordance with Nasdaq Stockholm’s Rule Book for Issuers and in accordance with the EC ordinance.
  2. Share repurchases can be made during the period August 3, 2015 and November 2, 2015.
  3. Repurchases of shares on the Nasdaq Stockholm Exchange are to be made at a per-share price within the registered interval for the going rate at any given time, which denotes the interval between the highest and lowest selling price.
  4. Shares for a total maximum amount of MSEK 300 may be repurchased (this limit excludes any possible block transactions carried out during the now relevant period in accordance with the already existing mandate), of which shares for a maximum amount of MSEK 200 may be purchased for the period ending September 30, 2015, and for a maximum amount of MSEK 100 thereafter.
  5. A maximum of 18,177,645 shares may be repurchased.       The Company’s holding of its own shares may not at any time exceed 10 per cent of the outstanding shares in the Company.
  6. Payment for the shares is to be made in cash.

Com Hem’s share capital will be reduced by cancelling the shares that has been repurchased.

The Board intends to, after the second program expires and up until the following Annual General Meeting, return with additional buyback programs to be carried out in accordance with the EC ordinance.

The total number of shares in Com Hem amounts 206,643,376. Com Hem currently owns 2,486,692 own shares.

Notes to the editors:

Press release from May 21 2015 with more information on buy-back program:

For queries, please contact:


Petra von Rohr, Director IR & Corporate Communications
Tel: +46(0)734 39 06 54


Fredrik Hallstan, Head of PR
Tel: +46(0)761 15 38 30

Com Hem Holding AB discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Swedish Securities Markets Act (2007:528) and/or the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act (1991:980). The information was submitted for publication at 07:00: CET on August 3, 2015.

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