Decision on share repurchases by Axfood’s board
The Board of Directors of Axfood has decided to exercise the authorization granted to it by the Annual General Meeting on 14 March 2018 to repurchase own shares. At the time of publication of this press release Axfood owns 194,000 treasury shares, or 0.1%.
Purchases may take place on one or more occasions during the period 15 May 2018 until the next Annual General Meeting, of a maximum of 240,000 shares. Repurchases shall be made on Nasdaq Stockholm at a price per share that is within the registered price interval at any given time, i.e., the interval between the highest buying price and lowest selling price. Payment for the shares shall be made in cash.
The aim of the repurchases is to ensure future delivery of shares to participants in Axfood’s long-term share-based incentive programme (“LTIP 2018”).
At Axfood we work with passion for food and people. Food that is good and sustainable. Axfood includes the Willys and Hemköp chains as well as Tempo, Handlar’n and Direkten, which are retailer-owned stores. B2B sales are handled through the Axfood Snabbgross chain, and wholesaling is conducted through Dagab. Axfood is also the owner of mat.se and Middagsfrid, and a part-owner of Urban Deli, Eurocash and Apohem. Axfood is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, and the principal owner is Axel Johnson AB. Read more at axfood.s