April 29, 2015
Stockholm, Sweden, April 29, 2015: The Board of Atlas Copco AB has decided to use the mandates granted by the Annual General Meeting for the repurchase and sale of shares at one or more occasions until the next AGM.
The mandates cover:
1) The purchase of not more than 3,800,000 series A shares, whereof a maximum of 3,500,000 may be transferred to option holders under the performance based personnel option plan 2015.
2) The purchase of not more than 70,000 series A shares, later to be sold on the market in connection with payment to Board members who have opted to receive synthetic shares as part of their board fee.
3) The sale of not more than 30,000 series A shares to cover costs related to previously issued synthetic shares to Board members.
4) The sale of a maximum 8,100,000 series A and series B shares currently held by the company, for the purpose of covering costs of fulfilling obligations related to the performance based personnel option plans 2010, 2011 and 2012.
Repurchases and sales are subject to market conditions, regulatory restrictions and the capital structure at any given time.
The number of issued shares is presently 1,229,613,104 whereof 839,394,096 series A shares and 390,219,008 series B shares.
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