As outlined in the IPO prospectus dated March 5, 2018, the participating entities within Siemens Healthineers offered a one-time share subsidy program in the context of the IPO to their eligible employees based on which the employees will receive bonus shares in addition to their own investment in shares. By the end of the offer period on July 6, 2018, the acceptance volume was excellent – globally it corresponded to approx. 50 percent of the maximum volume that could be ordered, in Germany even approx. 70 percent. “The high level of participation in our first employee share program shows just how convinced our colleagues are of the positive future of our company,” said Bernd Montag, CEO Siemens Healthineers.
In total, shares in the amount of EUR 46 million (including share bonus) will be transferred to employees. The respective share buyback to be announced shortly will be performed in the amount of up to EUR 55 million in particular in order to allow the compensation of potential share price fluctuations between share prices on the share buyback days and the reference date based on which shares have to be delivered.
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