Bornheim, September 11, 2006. The Board of Management of Hornbach-Baumarkt-AG, based in Bornheim/Pfalz, ISIN DE0006084403, today resolved to acquire up to 20,000 own shares pursuant to Section 71 (1) No. 2 of the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG). The shares are to be acquired already in preparation for the annual issue of shares to employees scheduled to take place at the end of 2006.
The buyback of shares on the basis of this management board resolution is to be undertaken in accordance with the safe harbor regulations set out in Section 20a (3) of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) in conjunction with Regulation (EC) No. 2273/2003 of the European Commission dated December 22, 2003.
The buyback of shares will begin on September 11, 2006 and will run for a limited period expiring on December 31, 2006. Further information concerning the buyback of shares has been published in the "Investor Relations/Share buyback" section on the internet and can be found at the following URL:
Moreover, the transactions executed will also be published at this address pursuant to Article 4 (4) of Regulation (EC) No. 2273/2003 of the European Commission dated December 22, 2003.
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Viðskiptablaðið er 25 ára og af því tilefni býðst nýjum áskrifendum að kaupa áskrift á 50% afslætti.
Afmælisverðið er aðeins 2.500 krónur.
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