to the Board
The Annual General Meeting of 2012 authorized the Board to acquire in one or several lots a maximum of 50,000,000 Sampo A shares. Shares can be repurchased in other proportion than the shareholders’ proportional shareholdings (private repurchase). The share price will be no higher than the highest price paid for Sampo shares in public trading at the time of purchase. The authorization is valid until the close of the next Annual General Meeting, nevertheless not more than 18 months after AGM’s decision.
Sampo plc made no repurchases during 2012 and has not purchased its own shares after the end of the reporting period.