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Bekaert - Update on the Share Buyback Program and the Liquidity Agreement

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Bekaert
Bekaert

Update on the Share Buyback Program and the Liquidity Agreement
Period from 28 July 2022 to 3 August 2022

Share Buyback Program

In the context of the share buyback program of Bekaert, announced on 25 February 2022, the third tranche of €30 million started on 29 July 2022.

Bekaert announces today that during the period from 29 July 2022 to 3 August 2022, Kepler Cheuvreux on behalf of Bekaert has bought 52 000 shares.

The table below provides an overview of the transactions under the third tranche of the share buy back program during the period from 29 July 2022 to 3 August 2022:

 

 

Repurchase of shares

Date

Market

Number of Shares

Average Price paid (€)

Highest Price paid (€)

Lowest Price paid (€)

Total Amount (€)

29 July 2022

XBRU

8 000

34.52

35.10

33.22

276 160

CEUX

5 000

34.67

35.10

33.40

173 350

TQEX

-

-

-

-

-

AQEU

-

-

-

-

-

1 August 2022

XBRU

8 000

33.60

33.96

33.30

268 800

CEUX

5 000

33.60

33.98

33.30

168 000

TQEX

-

-

-

-

-

AQEU

-

-

-

-

-

2 August 2022

XBRU

8 000

32.25

32.72

31.88

258 000

CEUX

5 000

32.23

32.62

31.88

161 150

TQEX

-

-

-

-

-

AQEU

-

-

-

-

-

3 August 2022

XBRU

8 000

32.62

33.16

32.12

260 960

CEUX

5 000

32.66

33.14

31.74

163 300

TQEX

-

-

-

-

-

AQEU

-

-

-

-

-

 Total

 

52 000

33.26

35.10

31.74

1 729 720

As announced on 25 February 2022 and 29 July 2022, the purpose of the program is to reduce the issued share capital of the company. All shares repurchased as part of the program will be cancelled.

  

Liquidity agreement

In the context of the liquidity agreement entered into by Bekaert with Kepler Cheuvreux on 2 September 2021 (see press release of 3 September 2021), Bekaert announces today that Kepler Cheuvreux on behalf of Bekaert has bought 7 600 shares during the period from 28 July 2022 to 3 August 2022 on Euronext Brussels. During the same period, Kepler Cheuvreux on behalf of Bekaert has sold 12 473 shares on Euronext Brussels.

The tables below provide an overview of the transactions under the liquidity agreement during the period from 28 July 2022 to 3 August 2022:

 

Purchase of shares

Date

Number of Shares

Average Price (€)

Highest Price (€)

Lowest Price (€)

Total Amount (€)

28 July 2022

1 600

31.55

31.80

31.40

50 480

29 July 2022

0

0.00

0.00

0.00

0

1 August 2022

3 200

33.42

33.80

32.94

106 944

2 August 2022

2 400

32.30

32.80

31.80

77 520

3 August 2022

400

31.60

31.60

31.60

12 640

Total

7 600

 -

 -

 -

247 584




Sale of shares

Date

Number of Shares

Average Price (€)

Highest Price (€)

Lowest Price (€)

Total Amount (€)

28 July 2022

2 330

31.95

32.20

31.78

74 444

29 July 2022

7 300

33.64

34.80

32.56

245 572

1 August 2022

243

34.90

34.90

34.90

8 481

2 August 2022

0

0.00

0.00

0.00

0

3 August 2022

2 600

32.76

33.10

32.30

85 176

Total

12 473

 -

 -

 -

413 672

The balance held by Bekaert under the liquidity agreement at the end of the period is 79 371 shares.

On 3 August 2022 after closing of the market, Bekaert holds 3 076 987 own shares, or 5.21% of the total number of the outstanding shares.

This information is also made available on the investor relations pages of our website.


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