EADS Statement on Share Buyback Programme Status
Amsterdam, 09 April 2013
EADS acquired 1.61 percent of its own shares for an amount of € 500 million in the placement made by Lagardère of its full stake in EADS as published on 8 April 2013. This repurchase by EADS took place in accordance with and within its 18-month Share Buyback Programme, as announced on 2 April 2013 (1).
Going forward, EADS will report on the progress of the buyback programme according to the applicable regulations.
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(1) Please refer to “188.8.131.52 – Description of the share repurchase programme following the decision of the Board of Directors on 2 April 2013 to implement a share repurchase programme in accordance with the authorization given by the general meeting of shareholders held on March 27, 2013” of the EADS registration document dated 3 April 2013 on our website www.eads.com (Investor Relations > Annual Report and Registration Document ) for the full description of the Share Buy-Back Programme details established in accordance with articles 241-1 and seq. of the General Regulation of the French Autorité des marchés financiers.