Share Buyback Overview

AkzoNobel completed a previously announced share repurchase program on April 21, 2017.

The company repurchased 2.38 million of its ordinary shares in the period from January 2, 2017 up to and including April 21, 2017 for a total consideration of €160.00 million.

The purpose of the program was to neutralize the dilutive effect of stock dividends paid in 2016.

Further details can be found in the Daily Overview.

In 2008, AkzoNobel bought back 31,746,972 shares totaling €1,437 million at an average price of €45.26 per share, corresponding to 12.1 percent of its share capital. The total number of outstanding shares on December 31, 2008, following the deduction of 31,746,972 shares that were bought back and canceled, was 231,664,187. Based on a year-end share price of €29.44, the market capitalization was €6.8 billion.