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 8 and 16 March 2016, 43,629 treasury shares at an average price of EUR 35.91 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 5 June, 2014.

End of press release

 

Group profile

D'Ieteren is a group of services to the motorist founded in 1805, serving some 12 million corporate and end customers in 35 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 more than 22% and 1.2 million vehicles of the distributed makes on the road at the end of 2015. Sales in 2015: EUR 2.9 billion.

- Belron (94.85% owned) is the worldwide leader in vehicle glass repair and replacement. In 2015, some 2,400 branches and 10,000 mobile vans, trading under more than 10 major brands including Carglass®, Safelite® AutoGlass and Autoglass® served customers in 34 countries. Sales in 2015: EUR 3.2 billion.

 

Financial Calendar

Last five press releases

Next events

 

 

 

 

25 February 2016

2015 Full-Year Results

20 April 2016

Annual Report 2015

8 January 2016

Belron – Agreement to form a joint venture in Brazil

26 May 2016

General Meeting & Trading update

8 December 2015

Investor Day & Trading Update

31 May 2016

Dividend ex date

20 November 2015

All vehicles are again available for sale in Belgium.

2 June 2016

Dividend payment date

5 November 2015

D’Ieteren Auto temporarily suspends sales of models that may be affected by irregularities with respect to CO2 emissions

 31 August 2016

2016 Half-Year Results / Analyst meeting & press conference

 

Contacts

Axel Miller, Chief Executive Officer

Arnaud Laviolette, Chief Financial Officer

Pascale Weber, Financial Communication - Tel: + 32 (0)2 536.54.39

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