The Board of Directors of SGS SA has authorized a new share buyback program of up to CHF 750 million. Up to CHF 500 million is designated for cancellation and the remainder for employee equity participation plans and/or utilizable as underlying securities for potential issuances of convertible bonds. The program is expected to start early February 2015 and close 31 December 2016 at the latest.
For further information, please contact:
Jean-Luc de Buman
Communications & IR
1 place des Alpes
CH - 1211 Geneva 1
t: +41-22 739 91 11
f: +41-22 739 92 00
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.