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 19 and 27 September 2012, 28,195 treasury shares at an average price of 38.65 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
           
19 September 2012 161 38.18 38.18 38.18 6,146.98
20 September 2012 2,764 38.41 38.33 38.50 106,162.20
21 September 2012 4,546 38.56 38.18 38.75 175,281.03
24 September 2012 724 38.16 38.03 38.20 27,630.95
25 September 2012 4,000 39.34 39.19 39.40 157,342.80
26 September 2012 6,000 38.81 38.60 39.00 232,879.00
27 September 2012 10,000 38.43 38.25 38.80 384,335.00
           
Total 28,195 38.65     1,089,777.96

 

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