Eurocastle Investment Limited: Share Buyback Programme: Transactions in week ending 4 January 2019
Monday, 7 January 2019 () Contact:
International Administration Group (Guernsey) Limited
Attn: Mark Woodall
Tel: +44 1481 723450
*Share Buyback Programme: Transactions in week ending 4 January 2019*
Guernsey, 7 January 2019 – Eurocastle Investment Limited (“Eurocastle” or the “Company”) today announces that between 31 December 2018 and 4 January 2019, as part of the previously announced second buyback programme with Liberum Capital Limited (acting as the Company's broker), it bought back 5,911 of its ordinary shares at an average price of €6.31 per ordinary share. These purchases were made pursuant to the authority granted at its Annual General Meeting on 20 June 2018. The purchased shares will all be held as treasury shares.
The purpose of the share buyback programme is to reduce the share capital of the Company and the programme is executed in compliance with the provisions of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 and the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1052 of 8 March 2016, collectively referred to as the Safe Harbour rules.
The following transactions have been made under the buyback programme:
· The total number of ordinary shares of the Company in issue is 63,813,362
· The total number of ordinary shares held by Eurocastle in treasury is 18,663,022 (equal to 29.2% of the Company’s share capital)
· The total number of voting rights exercisable by holders of ordinary shares of the Company is 45,150,340, as voting rights of shares held in treasury are suspended.
Eurocastle Investment Limited is a publicly traded closed-ended investment company that focuses on investing in performing and non-performing loans and other real estate related assets primarily in Italy. The Company is Euro denominated and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam under the symbol “ECT”. Eurocastle is managed by an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group LLC, a leading global investment manager. For more information regarding Eurocastle Investment Limited and to be added to our email distribution list, please visit www.eurocastleinv.com.