UBISOFT ENTERTAINMENT : Disclosure of trading in own shares
DISCLOSURE OF TRADING IN OWN SHARES
Paris, November 9, 2018 - On March 20, 2018, Ubisoft Entertainment SA (Euronext Paris: UBI - ISIN code FR0000054470) and Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank entered into (i) a pre-paid forward agreement on its own shares, and (ii) a total return swap agreement on its own shares with settlement either at maturity or by anticipation at the option of Ubisoft Entertainment SA, either in cash or by delivery of the shares against payment of the price.
Ubisoft Entertainment SA decided on October 31, 2018, to settle by anticipation the total return swap agreement on its own shares, by the payment of a price of 66 euros for each of the 3,045,455 Ubisoft Entertainment SA shares, whose registration (pure registered form) with Paribas Securities Services was completed on November 9, 2018.
The buy-back of shares by virtue of the settlement by anticipation of the total return swap agreement is made pursuant to the share buy-back program approved by the General Shareholders' Meeting of Ubisoft Entertainment SA on June 27, 2018. These shares are to be ultimately cancelled or used as part of share compensation plans or share-indexed compensation plans, for employees.
Total return swap agreement
|Issuer corporate name||Issuer identifica- tion code||Date||Purchase/Sale||Options/Futures|
Ubisoft Entertainment SA
October 31, 2018
|Settlement by anticipation of the total return swap agreement by delivery of the shares against payment of the price|
Number of shares
|Financial instrument identification code|| |
|Purpose of the purchase|
November 9, 2018
Over the counter
| Cancellation / Share compensation |
plans or share- indexed compensation plans, for employees
| Investor Relations Jean-Benoît Roquette SVP Investor Relations |
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| Press relations |
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