Transfer of own shares

4 December 2012

An Extraordinary General Meeting held on 15 December 2011 in Hexagon AB (publ) (”Hexagon”) resolved that the company, in connection with any request for exercise of the subscription warrants in accordance with the Warrants Programme 2011/2015, with deviation from the shareholders’ preferential rights, may transfer repurchased own shares of series B in the company in order to secure the supply of shares to the warrant holders. The Board in Hexagon resolved on 4 December 2012, on the basis of the authorization by the General Meeting, to utilize the authorization to transfer own shares for this purpose.

According to the resolution by the Board, a maximum of 1,152,547 own shares of series B shall be transferred against payment in the amount of SEK 124 per share, equivalent of the rate for subscription for new shares established in connection with the allotment of the subscription warrants in accordance with the Warrants Programme 2011/2015. Transfer of own shares to warrant holders may take place from and including 4 December 2012 until the next Annual General Meeting.

Currently, Hexagon holds a total of 1,152,547 own shares of series B of the total number of 353,642,177 issued shares, of which 15,750,000 are shares of series A and 337,892,177 shares of series B. The company’s own shares represent 0.33 percent of the total number of shares in the company. Hexagon continually presents the current number of own shares held in the company’s quarterly reports.

Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B) is a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies. Our customers design, measure and position objects, and process and present data, to stay one step ahead of a changing world. Hexagon’s technologies increase productivity, enhance quality and allow for faster, better operational decisions, saving time, money and resources. Hexagon has over 13 000 employees in more than 40 countries and net sales of about 2 200 MEUR. Our products are used in a broad range of industries including surveying, power and energy, aerospace and defence, safety and security, construction and manufacturing. Learn more at

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