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Share Buyback 1999 - 2008

Since the start of this program in 1999 until September 2008 BASF has repurchased approx. 29 % of the shares outstanding. The repurchased shares were cancelled and the share capital of BASF SE reduced accordingly.

Share buybacks were stopped in the fourth quarter of 2008 due to the financial and economic crisis. The shareholders authorized further possible share buybacks at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2017.

Total price per year in million Euro

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Overview of share buyback program 1


Number of shares

% share capital

Average purchase price (€)

Total price (Million €)

2008

37,891,306

3.9

42.70

1,618

2007

42,990,000

4.3

44.18

1,899

2006

29,398,000

2.9

31.92

938

2005

52,124,458

4.8

27.53

1,435

2004

32,406,000

2.9

22.40

726

2003

27,346,000

2.4

18.28

500

2002

26,170,000

2.2

19.10

500

2001

61,550,000

5.0

21.11

1,299

2000

31,713,000

2.6

22.07

700

1999

15,792,400

1.3

16.19

256
1 Adjusted for 2:1 stock split in June 2008
Last Update September 10, 2018