2019 share buyback program
On January 21, 2019, the Board of Directors of SGS SA authorized a new share buyback program of up to CHF 250 million.
Approximately CHF 200 million is expected to be bought back via a second trading line on the SIX Swiss Exchange for the purpose of share capital reduction. Approximately CHF 50 million is expected to be bought back via the ordinary trading line on the SIX Swiss Exchange for employee equity participation plans.
The share buyback program will start on February 4, 2019 and will end latest on December 30, 2019.
Maximum daily number of shares to be repurchased: 5,530.