Company Announcement:

Vestas - Transactions in connection with share buy-back programme during the period 17-18 August 2017

On 17 August 2017, Vestas initiated a share buy-back programme, ref. Company announcement No. 30/2017. The programme is implemented in accordance with Article 5 of Regulation No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and Council of 16 April 2014 (MAR) (the "Safe Harbour” rules). The purpose of the programme is to adjust Vestas’ capital structure and to meet the obligations arising from share based incentive programmes to employees of Vestas. 

Under the programme, Vestas will buy back shares for an amount up to DKK 4,460 million (approximately EUR 600 million) in the period from 17 August 2017 to 29 December 2017. 

The following transactions have been made under the programme during the period 17-18 August 2017: 


  Number of
Weighted average purchase price, DKK Transaction value,
17 August 2017 125,000 576.76 72,094,375
18 August 2017 56,740 583.81 33,125,221
Accumulated under the programme 181,740 578.96 105,219,596

Details of all the transactions relating to the share buy-back programme during the period are presented in the attached appendix.


Contact details
Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Denmark
Hans Martin Smith, Senior Vice President,             Patrik Setterberg
Group Treasury and Investor Relations                  Investor Relations
Tel: +45 9730 8209                                               Tel: +45 6122 1913