ELEKTA INITIATES REPURCHASE OF OWN SHARES
Stockholm, January 24, 2008
Elekta has on January 24, 2008, repurchased 100,000 B shares at an average price of SEK 104.79. Elekta’s current holding of own shares (treasury stock) amounts to 1 730 871 B-shares, including 1,630,871 B shares, which are in the process of being cancelled according to the decision by the AGM on September 25.
The total number of shares in Elekta as of December 31, 2007 amounts to 93,903,316 divided between 3,562,500 A shares and 90,340,816 B shares.
The repurchases currently being carried out follows the Board��s decision on January 23, 2008, to mandate executive management to initiate on appropriate occasions the repurchase of shares amounting up to SEK 100 M, but maximized to 1,200,000 shares.
For information regarding implementation of additional purchases within this mandate, Elekta offers reference continually to http://omxgroup.com/nordicexchange.
Purchases will be made on the Nordic Exchange and at a price within the registered price interval at the time of each purchase. Purchases may be made during the period until the next Annual General Meeting. Elekta’s Board intends to suggest to the AGM that repurchased shares are cancelled.