Authorizations Granted to the Board
The Annual General Meeting of 2017 authorized the Board to repurchase a maximum of 50,000,000 Sampo A shares. Shares are repurchased in other proportion than the shareholders' proportional shareholdings (directed repurchase). The maximum price to be paid is highest market price quoted during the authorization period. The authorization will be valid until the close of the next Annual General Meeting, nevertheless not more than 18 months after AGM's decision.
Sampo plc made no repurchases during 2017 and has not purchased its own shares after the end of the reporting period. In accordance with the decision of the Annual General Meeting of 27 April 2017 Sampo Board decided on 14 December 2017 to cancel the 4,648,150 Sampo A shares remaining in the joint book-entry account on 1 December 2017 after all the requests on transfer into the book-entry system were completed.