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Software AG GB 2013. englisch

Share buyback program continued On October 25, 2013, Software AG announced a new pro- gram for the buyback of treasury shares up to a total volume of €110 million with a term ending on May 16, 2014. The maximum limit for the repurchase of treasury shares was 10 percent of the existing share capital as of May 3, 2013 less treasury shares that Software AG had already purchased or were attributable to it as part of an existing buyback plan. On February 26, 2014, this share buyback was completed. A total of 4,117,283 shares were purchased for a total amount of €109.9 million. This corresponds to an average purchase price of €26.72 per share. Taking into account all share buyback programs, Software AG now owns a total of 8,084,101 shares, corresponding to 9.3 percent of the share capital of Software AG. For more details please visit: rel/stockinfo/share_buy. Shareholder structure still solid Software AG’s primary shareholder is the Software AG Foun- dation, which continues to own around 29 percent of the voting capital. The Software AG Foundation is an indepen- dent, non-profit organization under civil law and is based in Darmstadt, Germany. In addition, some 37 percent of ­Software AG’s outstanding shares are known to be held by institutional investors. Software AG holds about 9 percent of its own shares. The remaining 25 percent is spread across unidentifiable private and institutional investors around the world. Key share data 2013 2012 Closing price in € 25.40 32.11 Year high in € 35.14 33.24 Year low in € 22.50 22.03 Total number of shares at year end 86,943,945 86,917,445 Market capitalization at year end in € millions 2,208.40 2,790.90 Free float in % 62.0 71.2 Source: XETRA closing prices. Netfederation awarded first placein the TecDAX to Software AG’s Internet presence. Software AG | Annual Report 2013 34 Letter from the Management Board About Software AG Highlights 2013 Software AG Share