During the period between 2 May – 6 May 2022 Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ) (LEI code 549300E8NDODRSX29339) (“MTG”) has repurchased in total 232,198 own class B shares (ISIN code SE0000412371) under the share repurchase program initiated by the Board of Directors as part of the commitment to return money to shareholders and to simultaneously optimize the capital structure of the company.
The share buy-backs form a part of the share repurchase program of a maximum of 5,072,282 shares for a maximum amount of SEK 125 million, which MTG announced on 29 April 2022. The share repurchase program, which runs during the period 2 May 2022 – 7 June 2022, is being carried out in accordance with the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (“MAR”) and the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 2016/1052 (the “Safe Harbour Regulation”). The objectives of the share buy-backs are to deliver on the commitment to return money to shareholders and to simultaneously optimize the capital structure of the company and the intention is to reduce MTG’s share capital through subsequent share cancellations.
Class B shares in MTG have been repurchased (in SEK) as follows:
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|2 May 2022
|3 May 2022
|4 May 2022
|5 May 2022
|6 May 2022
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All acquisitions have been carried out on Nasdaq Stockholm by Morgan Stanley Europe SE on behalf of MTG. Following the above acquisitions, MTG’s holding of own shares as of 6 May 2022 amounts to 537,078 class B shares and 6,324,343 class C shares. The total number of shares in MTG amounts to 117,015,055.
A full breakdown of the transactions pursuant to article 5.3 of MAR and article 2.3 of the Safe Harbour Regulation is attached to this announcement.
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Anton Gourman, VP Communications and IR
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MTG (Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ.)) (www.mtg.com) is an international mobile gaming group that owns and operates gaming studios with popular global IPs across a wide range of casual and mid-core genres. The group is focused on accelerating portfolio company growth and supporting founders and entrepreneurs. MTG is an active driver of gaming industry consolidation and a strategic acquirer of gaming companies around the world. We are born in Sweden but have an international culture and global footprint. Our shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (‘MTGA’ and ‘MTGB’).