Hitt og þetta 27. apríl 2006

DJ Kaupthing Exec Buys 500,000 Shrs At ISK791/Share

STOCKHOLM (Dow Jones)--Iceland's largest bank Kaupthing Bunadarbanki hf (KAUP.IC) Thursday said Managing Director Helgi Thor Bergs has purchased 500,000 shares in Kaupthing at ISK791 ($10.7) per share.

After the transaction Bergs owns 1,915,200 shares in the bank.

Bergs has a call option on 60,000 shares in Kaupthing. Financially connected parties own 162 shares in the bank, Kaupthing said.

(END) Dow Jones Newswires