Repurchase of own shares

In accordance with article 207 of the Royal Decree of 30 January 2001 implementing the Company Code, s.a. D’Ieteren n.v. announces today that it has purchased on Euronext Brussels, between 10 and 18 October 2012, 37,751 treasury shares at an average price of 36.60 EUR per share. This purchase has been carried out to hedge share option schemes granted to officers and managers by virtue of the power endowed to the Board of Directors by the General Meeting of Shareholders on 28 May, 2009. 

 

Detailed operations per day

Date Number of shares Average price (€) Minimum price (€) Maximum price (€) Total price (€)
           
10 October 2012 9,000 36.73 36.41 37.12 330,569
11 October 2012 4,022 36.80 36.69 36.90 147,995
12 October 2012 5,000 36.68 36.52 36.82 183,404
15 October 2012 6,400 36.50 36.29 36.69 233,601
16 October 2012 7,500 36.22 36.09 36.40 271,679
17 October 2012 5,762 36.81 36.44 37.00 212,072
18 October 2012 67 36.99 36.99 37.00 2,479
           
Total 37,751 36.60     1,381,798

 

End of press release 

D'Ieteren 

D'Ieteren is a group of services to the motorist founded in 1805, serving some 13 million corporate and end customers in 33 countries in two areas: 

- D'Ieteren Auto distributes Volkswagen, Audi, Seat, Škoda, Bentley, Lamborghini, Bugatti, Porsche and Yamaha vehicles across Belgium. It is the country's number one car distributor, with a market share of around 22% and more than one million vehicles of the distributed makes on the road. Sales in 2011: 3.2 billion euro. 

- Belron (92.7% owned) is the worldwide leader in vehicle glass repair and replacement. 2,000 branches and 9,200 mobile vans, trading under more than 10 major brands including Carglass, Autoglass and Safelite AutoGlass, serve customers in 33 countries. Sales in 2011: 2.8 billion euro. 

 

Financial Calendar 

8 November 2012 – Interim Management Statement 

26 February 2013 – 2012 Full-year results 

15 April 2013 – Annual Report 2012 available 

16 May 2013 – Interim Management Statement 

30 May 2013 – General Shareholders’ Meeting

5 June 2013 – Ex date

10 June 2013 – Payment date

29 August 2013 – 2013 Half-year results 

14 November 2013 – Interim Management Statement 

 

Contacts 

Jean-Pierre Bizet, Chief Executive Officer

Benoit Ghiot, Chief Financial Officer

Vincent Joye, Financial Communication - Tel: + 32 (0)2 536.54.39

E-mail: financial.communication@dieteren.be – Website: www.dieteren.com