In its stock exchange release of 18 May 2018, Marimekko announced that the company’s Board of Directors had decided to start acquiring the company’s own shares pursuant to the authorisation granted by the Annual General Meeting on 12 April 2018. The maximum number of shares to be acquired will be 20,000, representing about 0.25 percent of the total number of the company’s shares. The shares are acquired through public trading on Nasdaq Helsinki at the market price prevailing at the time of acquisition. Purchases started on 1 June 2018 and will be concluded by the end of 2018.
As at 14 August 2018, Marimekko held 20,000 of its own shares, representing 0.25 percent of the total number of the company’s shares. Marimekko shares held by the company carry no voting rights and no entitlement to dividends.