lastminute.com NV announced at the time of the publication of its trading update on 28 July 2014 that the Board of Directors had assigned the management with powers to set up a share buyback plan and to purchase under such plan bearer shares of lastminute.com NV for a maximum amount of EUR 10 million. Such maximum amount has been increased up to EUR 18 million through resolution taken by the Board of Directors on 16 June 2015. The bearer shares repurchased are to be used for lastminute.com group’s employee stock option 2011–2013 plans, the current employee stock based long term incentive plan and/or to finance acquisitions.

In accordance with Art. 123(1)(c) of the Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Ordinance (FMIO) the maximum buyback volume per day is 7,100 bearer shares.

The share buyback is exempted from the provisions on public takeover offers provided for in section 6.1 of the Circular no. 1 of the Swiss Takeover Board dated 27 June 2013 and refers to a maximum of 1,462,263 bearer shares, equivalent to a maximum of 10% of the share capital issued as per 13 August 2014, which amounted to EUR 146,226.31, divided into 14,622,631 bearer shares, each with a nominal value of EUR 0.01.

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Buyback Newspaper – August 2014

March
Date of purchase
No. of shares VWAP (CHF) Highest price (CHF) Lowest price (CHF)
Total amount paid (CHF)
01 Mar 2017
4,000
14.87 15.00
14.75 59,504
02 Mar 2017
4,000 14.88
14.90 14.80
59,544
20 Mar 2017  4,000
14.39 14.50
14.25
57,561
21 Mar 2017  4,000 14.42
14.45 14.35 57,688
22 Mar 2017
4,000  14.15  14.45  13.95  56,628 
February
Date of purchase
No. of shares VWAP (CHF) Highest price (CHF) Lowest price (CHF)
Total amount paid (CHF)
01 Feb 2017
4,000
14.88 15.00
14.70 59,541
02 Feb 2017
4,000 14.89
15.00 14.70
59,571
03 Feb 2017  4,000
14.79  14.90
14.70  59,186
06 Feb 2017
4,000
14.91  15.00
14.85
59,644
07 Feb 2017
4,000 14.92
15.00  14.85
59,683
08 Feb 2017
4,000
14.93  15.00  14.80  59,736
09 Feb 2017  4,000 14.69  14.80  14.60
58,765
10 Feb 2017
4,000  14.75  14.90
14.70
59,036 
13 Feb 2017  4,000  14.92
15.00  14.80
59,705 
14 Feb 2017 4,000  14.83
15.00  14.55  59,326
15 Feb 2017
4,000  14.99
15.20  14.80
59,995
16 Feb 2017
4,000  14.89  14.95  14.90
59,589 
17 Feb 2017
4,000  14.76
14.80 14.65  59,075 
20 Feb 2017  4,000
14.85  14.90  14.75  59,437 
21 Feb 2017
4,000
14.89
14.90  14.75
59,595
22 Feb 2017  4,000  14.83  14.95  14.75
59,329 
23 Feb 2017
4,000 14.79 14.90  14.75
59,184 
24 Feb 2017
4,000
14.74  14.90
14.70
58,995 
27 Feb 2017  4,000  14.76  14.80
14.65
59,061
28 Feb 2017  4,000
14.88  14.90 14.80
59,544 
January
Date of purchase
No. of shares VWAP (CHF) Highest price (CHF) Lowest price (CHF)
Total amount paid (CHF)
16 Jan 2017
4,000
14.30 14.35
14.25 57,216
17 Jan 2017
4,000 14.29
14.35 14.25
57,198
18 Jan 2017  4,000
14.29 14.35
14.25
57,188
19 Jan 2017
4,000
14.47 14.60
14.30
57,916
20 Jan 2017
4,000
14.55  14.90
14.35  58,209
23 Jan 2017  4,000
14.68 14.70
14.60
58,757 
24 Jan 2017 4,000
14.63  14.80  14.60
58,538
25 Jan 2017
4,000  14.86  14.90  14.75
59,467
26 Jan 2017  456  15.05  15.05
15.05    6,863
27 Jan 2017  796
14.98  15.00  14.90  11,928 
30 Jan 2017
3,283  14.93  15.00  14.70
49,041
31 Jan 2017
1,881 14.63
14.80  14.55  27,528 

VWAP = Volume weighted average price

Total number of shares purchased: 1,240,481
Number of shares issued as per 13 August 2014: 14,622,631
Total number of shares purchased in % of shares issued: 8.48%
Total purchase price: 18,019,671CHF