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EURONAV (EBR:EURN) Euronav: Share Buyback

Directive transparence : information réglementée

18/03/2019 11:00

ANTWERP, Belgium, 18 March 2019 – Euronav NV (NYSE: EURN & Euronext: EURN) (“Euronav” or the “Company”) today announces that the Company has purchased 226,372 of its own shares on Euronext Brussels between 7 March 2019 and 11 March 2019.

 

Transaction date    

Quantity    

Average price    

Lowest price    

Highest price    

Total price

7 March 2019

122,000

6.9391 EUR

6.915 EUR

7.000 EUR

846,569.96 EUR

8 March 2019

100,872

6.9315 EUR

6.855 EUR

6.970 EUR

699,192.05 EUR

11 March 2019

3,500

6.9233 EUR

6.905 EUR

6.930 EUR

24,231.61 EUR

 

 

These transactions are in addition to the share buyback transactions announced since 2 January 2019. Euronav started buying back shares on 19 December 2018 and has bought a total of 2,678,129 shares.

 

Following these transactions, the Company now owns 3,370,544 own shares (1.53% of the total outstanding shares).

 

Euronav may continue to buy back its own shares opportunistically. The extent to which it does and the timing of these purchases, will depend upon a variety of factors, including market conditions, regulatory requirements and other corporate considerations. 

 

 

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INKOOP EIGEN AANDELEN

 

ANTWERPEN, België, 18 maart 2019 – Euronav NV (NYSE: EURN & Euronext: EURN) (“Euronav” of de “Vennootschap”) meldt vandaag dat de Vennootschap 226.372 van haar eigen aandelen inkocht op Euronext Brussels van 7 maart 2019 tot en met 11 maart 2019.

 

Datum transactie    

Aantal aandelen    

Gemiddelde prijs    

Laagste prijs    

Hoogste prijs    

Totaalprijs

7 maart 2019

122.000

6,9391 EUR

6,915 EUR

7,000 EUR

846.569,96 EUR

8 maart 2019

100.872

6,9315 EUR

6,855 EUR

6,970 EUR

699.192,05 EUR

11 maart 2019

3.500

6,9233 EUR

6,905 EUR

6,930 EUR

24.231,61 EUR

 

Deze transacties volgen op de inkoop van eigen aandelen zoals werd medegedeeld in de persberichten sinds 2 januari 2019. Euronav begon eigen aandelen in te kopen op 19 december 2018 en kocht al een totaal van 2.678.129 aandelen.

 

Ingevolge deze transacties houdt de Vennootschap 3.370.544 eigen aandelen aan (1,53% van het totale aantal uitstaande aandelen).

 

De mogelijkheid blijft bestaan dat Euronav verder eigen aandelen opportunistisch zou inkopen. De mate waarin Euronav in voorkomend geval eigen aandelen zou inkopen, en de timing daarvan, zal afhangen van verschillende factoren waaronder marktomstandigheden, wettelijke bepalingen en andere overwegingen in het belang van de Vennootschap.

 

 

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Contact:

Brian Gallagher – Head of IRC                                                                                 

Tel: +44 20 78 70 04 36                                                                                                            

Email: IR@euronav.com                                                                                                        

 

 

Announcement of Full Year 2018 results:  Wednesday, 20 March 2019

 

About Euronav

Euronav is an independent tanker company engaged in the ocean transportation and storage of crude oil. The Company is headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium, and has offices throughout Europe and Asia. Euronav is listed on Euronext Brussels and on the NYSE under the symbol EURN. Euronav employs its fleet both on the spot and period market. VLCCs on the spot market are traded in the Tankers International pool of which Euronav is one of the major partners. Euronav’s owned and operated fleet consists of 2 ULCCs, 43 VLCCs, 25 Suezmaxes and 2 FSO vessels (both owned in 50%-50% joint venture).

 

 

Forward-Looking Statements

Matters discussed in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements. The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides safe harbor protections for forward-looking statements in order to encourage companies to provide prospective information about their business. Forward-looking statements include statements concerning plans, objectives, goals, strategies, future events or performance, and underlying assumptions and other statements, which are other than statements of historical facts. The Company desires to take advantage of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and is including this cautionary statement in connection with this safe harbor legislation. The words "believe", "anticipate", "intends", "estimate", "forecast", "project", "plan", "potential", "may", "should", "expect", "pending" and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements.

 

The forward-looking statements in this press release are based upon various assumptions, many of which are based, in turn, upon further assumptions, including without limitation, our management's examination of historical operating trends, data contained in our records and other data available from third parties. Although we believe that these assumptions were reasonable when made, because these assumptions are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies which are difficult or impossible to predict and are beyond our control, we cannot assure you that we will achieve or accomplish these expectations, beliefs or projections.

 

In addition to these important factors, other important factors that, in our view, could cause actual results to differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements include the failure of counterparties to fully perform their contracts with us, the strength of world economies and currencies, general market conditions, including fluctuations in charter rates and vessel values, changes in demand for tanker vessel capacity, changes in our operating expenses, including bunker prices, dry-docking and insurance costs, the market for our vessels, availability of financing and refinancing, charter counterparty performance, ability to obtain financing and comply with covenants in such financing arrangements, changes in governmental rules and regulations or actions taken by regulatory authorities, potential liability from pending or future litigation, general domestic and international political conditions, potential disruption of shipping routes due to accidents or political events, vessels breakdowns and instances of off-hires and other factors. Please see our filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission for a more complete discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties.

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