At the end of the first quarter of 2022, the total number of shares in Fiskars Corporation was 81,905,242 and the company held 472,858 own shares.

Acquisition of own shares 2022

Fiskars Corporation announced on February 4, 2022 that the Board of Directors had decided to commence acquiring the company’s own shares on the basis of the authorization given by the Annual General Meeting held on March 11, 2021 and that the maximum number of shares to be acquired is 200,000. On March 16, 2022, based on the same authorisation, the Board of Directors of Fiskars decided to increase the maximum number of own shares to be acquired by an additional 500 000 shares, corresponding to a maximum of 0.6% of the total number of shares. Hence, together with the earlier decision, the maximum number of own shares to be acquired by Fiskars is 700,000, corresponding to a maximum of approximately 0.8% of the total number of shares.

Furthermore, the Annual General Meeting 2022 decided to authorize the Board to decide on the acquisition of a maximum of 4,000,000 own shares, in one or several instalments, using the unrestricted shareholders’ equity of the company.

The company’s own shares may be acquired in public trading on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd at a price formed in public trading on the date of the acquisition. The authorization may be used to acquire shares to be used for the development of the capital structure of the company, as consideration in corporate acquisitions or industrial reorganizations and as part of the company’s incentive system and otherwise for further transfer, retention or cancellation.

The authorization is effective until June 30, 2023, and it does not cancel the corresponding authorization granted to the Board by the Annual General Meeting on March 11, 2021.

Acquisitions of own shares 2019

The Board of Directors of Fiskars Corporation decided to commence acquiring the company’s own shares on the basis of the authorization given by the Annual General Meeting held on March 13, 2019. The maximum number of shares to be acquired is 200,000, corresponding to approximately 0.2% of the total number of shares.

The shares shall be acquired through public trading on the Nasdaq Helsinki exchange at the market price prevailing at the time of purchase. The share buyback shall start on August 28, 2019 at the earliest, and end by the end of the next Annual General Meeting in 2020, at the latest.

The Annual General Meeting held on March 13, 2019 decided to authorize the Board of Directors to decide on the acquisition in total of a maximum of 4,000,000 own shares, in one or several installments, using the unrestricted shareholders’ equity of the company. The authorization may be used to acquire shares to be used for the development of the capital structure of the company, as consideration in corporate acquisitions or industrial reorganizations and as part of the company’s incentive system and otherwise for further transfer, retention or cancellation.

The total number of shares in Fiskars Corporation is 81,905,242. Fiskars Corporation owns 363,609 own shares.

At the end of the first quarter of 2021, the total number of shares in Fiskars Corporation was 81,905,242 and the company held 433,677 own shares.