On 25 November 2010, Actelion started a share repurchase program of up to CHF 800 million, subject to market conditions and strategic opportunities. Actelion expects this share repurchase program to be completed over a period of 3 years.

On 9 August 2013, Actelion completed the above-mentioned program. Actelion repurchased 17,075,675 of its own shares (equal to 13.3%  of the issued shares at the time of the start of the share repurchase) via a second trading line on the SIX Swiss Exchange. The average purchase price per share was CHF 46.85.

The Ordinary General Meeting 2014 approved a capital reduction through cancellation of the remaining 6,147,500 repurchased shares. These shares were cancelled in the third quarter 2014.

LISTING NOTICE

Please find the listing notice in English, German and French in the download box.

SHARE REPURCHASE MECHANISM

This share repurchase was carried out on a second trading line on SIX Swiss Exchange AG, with Actelion as the exclusive buyer on this line.

A shareholder wishing to sell Actelion registered shares had the option of selling either via the ordinary trading line or via the second line. Shares purchased on the second trading line are subject to the Swiss withholding tax of 35% on the difference between the repurchase price of the Actelion registered share and its nominal value of CHF 0.50. This withholding tax could be reclaimed by qualified investors.

Actelion registered shares on the second line
ISIN CH 011 921098 4
Ticker ATLNE

CURRENT STATUS OF SHARE REPURCHASE

Date Total Number of Shares Percent of Share Capital*
9 Aug 2013 17,075,675 13.3%

* The share capital at the initiation of the program amounted to CHF 64,263,612 divided into 128,527,224 registered shares with a par value of CHF 0.50 each.

 

Date

Number
of
Shares
Average Price
per Share (CHF)
Amount
(CHFk)
Daily High
Price
(CHF)
Daily Low
Price
(CHF)
1 Jul 2013 49,000 56.9627 2,791.2 57.31 56.53
2 Jul 2013 64,000 57.0438 3,650.8 57.58 56.53
3 Jul 2013 46,000 56.9959 2,621.8 57.43 56.61
22 Jul 2013 75,000 61.0300 4,577.3 61.51 60.16
23 Jul 2013 52,000 60.4861 3,145.3 60.93 60.23
24 Jul 2013 64,500 60.2878 3,888.6 60.66 59.03
25 Jul 2013 53,000 60.1829 3,189.7 60.58 59.66
26 Jul 2013 50,000 60.2176 3,010.9 60.56 59.89
29 Jul 2013 37,500 60.4444 2,266.7 60.83 60.18
30 Jul 2013 65,500 60.9368 3,991.4 61.23 59.91
31 Jul 2013 85,000 61.5004 5,227.5 61.96 60.81
5 Aug 2013 64,500 63.7500 4,111.9 64.01 63.54
6 Aug 2013 143,500 64.4000 9,241.4 65.08 63.11
7 Aug 2013 111,000 64.5278 7,162.6 64.96 63.96
8 Aug 2013 65,000 65.2679 4,242.4 65.81 64.76
9 Aug 2013 65,250 65.3238 4,262.4 66.06 63.66

 

Quarterly Total Number of shares Amount (CHF k)
Q2 2013 4,150,250  235,816.6 
Q1 2013 2,331,500  113,443.8 
Q4 2012 2,452,500  111,479.6 
Q3 2012 1,394,000  63,237.3 
Q2 2012 1,226,000  44,465.9 
Q1 2012  1,312,600  44,972.1 
Q4 2011 1,044,500  33,202.7 
Q3 2011  1,122,075  38,354.4 
Q2 2011  167,500  7,431.6 
Q1 2011  598,000  30,266.4 
Q4 2010 186,000  9,959.0