Ordinary shares buyback
In accordance with the decision made by the Board of Directors on 15 September 2011 the Company commenced its common shares (Shares) and depositary receipts (GDR) Buy Back Programme on 11 October, 2011. Under the Buy Back Programme the Company has the option to purchase its Shares listed on the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE:RDGZ) and GDRs listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:KMG) up to an aggregate value of US$300 million. The programme will be executed subject to the applicable requirements of the stock exchanges and will end before 31 December 2012.
The table below provides details for the last 5 transactions. Please follow this link to access full transaction history.
|Date||Number of shares (RDGZ)||Average price per share, tenge||Number of GDRs (KMG)||Average price per GDR, US$||RNS announcement|
|Total number of shares acquired||19,461|
|Average price per share, tenge||16,532|
|Total number of GDRs acquired||14,386,605|
|Average price per GDR, $US||18.0662 $|
Prefered shares buyback
Pursuant to the decision of the Board of directors dated 23 February 2010 the Company launched a buyback programme for its preferred shares on the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE). Under the programme the Company intends to repurchase up to 4,136,107 shares (i.e. up to 100 per cent of the total number of the issued preferred shares of the Company) for up to 10 per cent of the Company’s equity capital as at the date of the Board decision, minus the costs of the Company’s ordinary share and global depository receipt buyback programme.
The Company will carry out the preferred shares buyback programme through a sequence of specialized trades, which will be completed before or on 31 December 2011 on KASE. Pursuant to the decision of the Listing committee the Company’s preferred shares were included in KASE’s official list (KASE: RDGZp) on 4 March 2010 and admitted to trading on 9 March 2010. Under the specialized trades and in line with KASE regulations preferred shares of the Company have been assigned another symbol – RDGZpA.
The following table is a summary of the completed specialized trades.
|Date||Number of pref. shares
|Price per share, Tenge||Amount, Tenge|
For additional enquiries holders of preferred shares are asked to refer to the toll-free call centre service operated by the RFCA in Kazakh and Russian languages. Tel.: 8-8000-800-177 (available within Kazakhstan only)
Ordinary shares buyback (11/2008 - 10/2009)
|Total number of shares acquired||110,632|
|Average price per share, tenge||12,968|
|Total number of GDRs acquired||8,699,697|
|Average price per GDR, $US||15.1371 $|
Press releases on the preferred shares buyback programme