Novo Nordisk A/S - share repurchase programme


Bagsværd, Denmark, 3 June 2024 – On 6 May 2024, Novo Nordisk initiated a share repurchase programme in accordance with Article 5 of Regulation No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and Council of 16 April 2014 (MAR) and the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1052 of 8 March 2016 (the "Safe Harbour Rules"). This programme is part of the overall share repurchase programme of up to DKK 20 billion to be executed during a 12-month period beginning 6 February 2024.

Under the programme initiated 6 May 2024, Novo Nordisk will repurchase B shares for an amount up to DKK 2.2 billion in the period from 7 May 2024 to 5 August 2024.

Since the announcement 27 May 2024, the following transactions have been made:

 Number ofB sharesAveragepurchase priceTransactionvalue, DKK
Accumulated, last announcement436,152 397,178,886
27 May 202438,393923.2635,446,572
28 May 202439,500919.3436,313,977
29 May 202439,500910.2635,955,302
30 May 202440,000923.8336,953,336
31 May 202439,000924.7836,066,313
Accumulated under the programme632,545 577,914,385

The details for each transaction made under the share repurchase programme are published on

With the transactions stated above, Novo Nordisk owns a total of 10,732,359 B shares of DKK 0.10 as treasury shares, corresponding to 0.2% of the share capital. The total amount of A and B shares in the company is 4,465,000,000 including treasury shares.

Novo Nordisk expects to repurchase B shares for an amount up to DKK 20 billion during a 12-month period beginning 6 February 2024. As of 31 May 2024, Novo Nordisk has since 6 February 2024 repurchased a total of 9,366,795 B shares at an average share price of DKK 865.36 per B share equal to a transaction value of DKK 8,105,649,158.

Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered in Denmark. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat serious chronic diseases, built upon our heritage in diabetes. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines, and working to prevent and ultimately cure disease. Novo Nordisk employs about 66,000 people in 80 countries and markets its products in around 170 countries. Novo Nordisk's B shares are listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen (Novo-B). Its ADRs are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NVO). For more information, visit, Facebook, Instagram, X, LinkedIn and YouTube.         

Contact for further information.

Ambre James-Brown +45 3079 9289abmo@novonordisk.comLiz Skrbkova (US)+1 609 917
Jacob Martin Wiborg Rode+45 3075 5956jrde@novonordisk.comDavid Heiberg Landsted +45 3077 6915
Mark Joseph Root (US) +1 848 213 3219mjhr@novonordisk.comSina Meyer +45 3079
Frederik Taylor Pitter +45 3075 8259fptr@novonordisk.comIda Melvold Gjøsund+45 3077 5649

Company announcement No 45/2024 


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