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Share Buyback

The Annual General Meeting of 18 May 2022 authorised the Board to repurchase a maximum of 50,000,000 Sampo A shares. The price paid for the shares repurchased under the authorisation shall be based on the current market price of Sampo A shares on the securities market. The authorisation will be valid until the close of the next Annual General Meeting, nevertheless not more than 18 months after AGM's decision.

 Decisions of Sampo plc's Annual General Meeting

Share buyback programmes

Share buyback programme, 10 June 2022 -

The Board of Directors of Sampo plc decided on 9 June 2022 to launch a buyback programme for Sampo A shares based on the authorisation granted by Sampo’s Annual General Meeting on 18 May 2022. The repurchases of shares started on 10 June 2022 and end no later than 8 February 2023.

The aggregate purchase price of the Sampo A shares acquired under the programme shall not exceed EUR 1 billion and the maximum number of shares that can be repurchased is 30 million, corresponding to 5.6 per cent of the total number of shares in Sampo.

Release, 9 June 2022
Releases on buybacks

Share buyback programme, 31 March 2022 - 17 May 2022

The Board of Directors of Sampo plc decided on 30 March 2022 to launch a buyback programme for Sampo A shares based on the authorisation granted by Sampo’s Annual General Meeting on 19 May 2021. The repurchases of shares started on 31 March 2022 and ended on 17 May 2022.

Sampo repurchased 4,961,994 of its own shares at an average price per share of EUR 45.85. The amount corresponds to 0.9 per cent of all Sampo plc’s shares. The repurchase of own shares reduced the company's unrestricted equity by approximately EUR 228 million. The repurchased shares were cancelled on 20 May 2022. 

Release, 30 March 2022
Releases on buybacks
Release, 18 May 2022
Release, 20 May 2022

Share buyback programme, 4 Oct 2021 - 25 Mar 2022

The Board of Directors of Sampo plc decided on 1 October 2021 to launch a buyback programme for Sampo A shares based on the authorisation granted by Sampo’s Annual General Meeting on 19 May 2021. The repurchases of shares began on 4 October 2021 and ended on 25 March 2022.

Sampo repurchased 17,128,505 of its own shares at an average price per share of EUR 43.79. The amount corresponds to 3.08 per cent of all Sampo plc's shares. The repurchase of own shares reduced the company's unrestricted equity by approximately EUR 750 million. The repurchased shares were cancelled on 31 March 2022.

Release, 1 October 2021
Releases on buybacks
Release, 28 March 2022
Release, 31 March 2022

Updated 15 Jun 2022