ELEKTA HAS REPURCHASED OWN SHARES FOR SEK 100 M
Stockholm, Sweden, February 8, 2008
During the period January 24 through February 8, 2008, Elekta has repurchased 951,300 B shares at an average price of SEK 105.11 totaling SEK 99,992,816.
These repurchases were carried out in line with the Board’s decision on February 23, 2008, to mandate the executive management to initiate repurchase of shares in an amount of SEK 100 M.
Elekta’s current holding of own shares (treasury stock) thereby amounts to 2,582,171 B shares.
The Annual General Meeting on September 25, 2007, resolved to cancel 1,630,871 of these shares and the cancellation process has started. The Board intends to propose to the next AGM that the recently repurchased 951,300 shares also should be cancelled.
The total number of shares in Elekta as of January 31, 2007 amounts to 93,903,316 divided between 3,562,500 A shares and 90,340,816 B shares.