Yara International ASA share buy-backs
Nov 30, 2015
Oslo, 30 November 2015:
Yara International ASA has today purchased 60,000 own shares in the market, at an average price of NOK 400.99.
The transaction is part of a buy-back program authorized by the Annual General meeting held 11 May 2015. The AGM authorized Yara to buy back up to 5% of Yara's shares (13,754,168 shares) before its 2016 AGM.
Yara has renewed its agreement with the Norwegian State according to which the State's shares will be redeemed on a pro-rata basis to ensure that the State's ownership is unchanged when shares are cancelled.
After this transaction Yara holds 910,000 own shares acquired as part of its current buy-back program.
Thor Giæver, Investor Relations
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