On 9 April 2015, Actelion commenced a second line share repurchase program of up to 10 million shares, subject to market conditions and strategic opportunities. On 10 February 2017, Actelion announced that it has concluded the program. Since initiation on 9 April 2015, Actelion repurchased 7,729,000 million registered shares representing 6.77% of the voting rights of the share capital at the time of the start of the share repurchase program. The average purchase price per share was CHF 136.52. At the Annual General Meeting on 4 May 2016, 6,367,000 million of all repurchased registered shares were cancelled. The cancellation of the remaining 1,362,000 million registered shares will be proposed at the upcoming General Meeting of Shareholders.

 

LISTING NOTICE

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

SHARE REPURCHASE MECHANISM

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

In accordance with Article 123 Abs. 1 lit. c. FinfraV of 25 November 2015, the maximum purchase volume per day is 160,345 shares.

A shareholder wishing to sell Actelion registered shares has 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 can be reclaimed by qualified investors.

Actelion registered shares on the second line
ISIN  CH 027 289091 1
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