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  • 27 June 2014

    Woodside released the Notice of General Meeting and Explanatory Memorandum (Meeting Booklet) in relation to the previously announced buy-back of 78,271,512 Woodside shares from Shell Australia . The Meeting Booklet contains a report by the Independent Expert, Grant Samuel, which concludes that the buy-back is fair and reasonable to Woodside shareholders (other than Shell and its associates). Woodside […]

  • 29 September 2011

    MEO Australia Limited announced that the board of directors has approved an on-market buy-back of ordinary shares of its issued capital in accordance with the Corporations Act 2001 and ASX Listing Rules. The Board considers that a buy-back will add value to the remaining shares on issue, which have recently traded below cash backing. The […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The board of directors of Denmark’s shipping and oil giant A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S has decided to initiate the second share buy-back program of up to DKK 6.7 billion (approximately USD 1 billion) to be executed during a 12 months period. The share buy-back program is initiated pursuant to the authorisation granted to the board […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    LNG player Woodside said it has signed a binding buy-back agreement with Shell Australia to purchase 78.3 million Woodside shares from Shell via a selective buy-back at a price of US$2,680 million. This represents approximately 9.5% of Woodside’s issued share capital. The proposed buy-back price of US$2,680 million payable by Woodside is based on a share […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The board of directors of Denmark’s shipping and oil giant A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S has decided to initiate the second share buy-back program of up to DKK 6.7 billion (approximately USD 1 billion) to be executed during a 12 months period. The share buy-back program is initiated pursuant to the authorisation granted to the board […]

  • 31 July 2014

    Woodside of Australia said that proxy and direct votes on the proposed buy-back of 78.3 million shares from Shell Energy Holdings Australia for a consideration of US$2,680 million have now been audited. Voting results indicate that approximately 71.3 per cent of eligible proxy and direct votes cast are in favour and 28.7 per cent against. […]

  • 16 June 2014

    Centrica said it purchased (through J.P. Morgan Securities) 750,000 Centrica plc ordinary shares at an average price of 326.412 pence per share. The highest price and the lowest price paid for these shares were 327.70 pence and 325.75 pence respectively. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares. Centrica now holds 54,045,161 ordinary shares […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Danish liner giant A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S has bought back USD 256 million of its own shares during the period from 22 December 2014 to 2 January 2015. During the said period the shipping company acquired a total of 3,099 A shares and 12,179 of B shares. This is the second batch of the […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Denmark’s A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S has entered the second phase of its share buy-back program, which will be limited to a maximum of 75,000 A shares and 300,000 B shares valued at DKK 3.32 billion (USD 550 million). Maersk has initiated the DKK 5.6bn (USD 934m) share buy-back program back in August, said to be […]

  • 18 June 2014

    Woodside of Australia confirmed that it has been advised by Shell Australia that the company has sold 78.3 million shares (representing 9.5% of issued share capital) via an underwritten institutional sell-down at a price of A$41.35 per share. Shell’s holding in Woodside is now 13.6% of Woodside’s issued capital. In conjunction with this sell-down Woodside […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal Dutch Shell plc today announced the sale of a total of approximately 156.5 million shares in Woodside Petroleum Limited (“Woodside”) representing a total estimated value to Shell of around US$5.0 billion on an after tax basis. The sale, which represents 19.0% of Woodside’s issued share capital, is through an underwritten sell-down to equity market […]

  • 22 August 2014

    Centrica said that it purchased (through Barclays Bank) 750,000 Centrica ordinary shares at an average price of 317.1067 pence per share. The highest price and the lowest price paid for these shares were 318.00 pence and 316.30 pence respectively. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares. Centrica now holds 58,363,242 ordinary shares in treasury […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    New York-listed Scorpio Tankers Inc. authorized a new securities buyback program to purchase up to an aggregate of USD 250 million of the company’s common stock and bonds. The program includes convertible senior notes due 2019, unsecured senior notes due 2020 and unsecured senior notes due 2017, which were issued in October 2014. This program replaces the company’s stock buyback […]

  • 23 July 2014

    InterOil Corporation will buy up to US$50 million of its own Class A common shares within the next 12 months. The InterOil board has authorised the buy-back to be done periodically on the open market, based on the stock price and other market factors. InterOil’s Chief Executive Officer, Michael Hession, said the move made strategic […]

  • 3 December 2014

    BW LPG said that its Board of Directors has resolved to initiate a share buy-back programme, under which it will purchase up to US$15 million of its common shares. The share buy-back programme will comprise up to 2.1 million common shares, representing up to 1.54% of the company’s issued share capital. The highest price to […]

  • 1 August 2014

    Woodside Petroleum held a vote on the proposed shares buy-back from Shell that needed 75% approval by the shareholders to go through with the $2.68 billion shares buyback. Buyback won 72% support, with 28% against which was not enough for the resolution to be carried, said the company in a statement. Shell intended to sell […]

  • 30 June 2014

    Centrica plc said it purchased (through J.P. Morgan Securities) 750,000 Centrica plc ordinary shares at an average price of 313.6966 pence per share. The highest price and the lowest price paid for these shares were 314.90 pence and 312.65 pence respectively. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares. As at the date of […]

  • 19 June 2014

    Centrica said  it purchased (through J.P. Morgan Securities) 750,000 Centrica ordinary shares at an average price of 321.7193 pence per share. The highest price and the lowest price paid for these shares were 323.50 pence and 320.20 pence respectively. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares. As at the date of this announcement, Centrica […]

  • 4 September 2014

    Centrica plc said it purchased (through Barclays Bank PLC) 1,000,000 Centrica plc ordinary shares at an average price of 325.7712 pence per share. The highest price and the lowest price paid for these shares were 326.00 pence and 325.20 pence respectively. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares. As at the date of this […]

  • 18 August 2014

    Centrica said it purchased 750,000 Centrica ordinary shares at an average price of 314.7819 pence per share. The highest price and the lowest price paid for these shares were 315.00 pence and 313.10 pence respectively. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares. On 15 August 2014, Centrica cancelled 14,932,366 ordinary shares which were held […]

  • 4 January 2012

    SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, announced the closing of its Share Buy-Back program which was in effect from 26 March 2009 until 31 December 2011. During this period SGS bought 50’776 shares at an average price of CHF 1’516 for a total consideration of CHF 77 million. 1 Swiss franc […]

  • 8 June 2017

    The Wall Street Journal has reported that Russia could buy back the stake in Rosneft it sold to Qatar and Glencore, however the two companies have quickly issued rebuttal statements. To remind, Russia’s state-owned Rosneft in December 2016 sold a 19,5 percent stake in the company to a consortium comprising Glencore and Qatar Investment Authority […]