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Share Capital & Statistics

Share Repurchase Program

Description

On December 12, 2018, Credit Suisse Group AG ("CSG"), announced that the Board of Directors of CSG approved a buyback of its own shares of up to CHF 1.5 billion (the "Share Repurchase Program"). Subject to market and economic conditions a share buyback of at least CHF 1 billion is anticipated.

The registered shares of CSG ("CSG shares") will be acquired on a second trading line on SIX Swiss Exchange subject to deduction of applicable Swiss federal withholding tax and are expected to be cancelled by means of a capital reduction to be proposed at a future annual general meeting of shareholders.

The Share Repurchase Program will terminate on December 30, 2019 at the latest.

For further details on the Share Repurchase Program, please refer to the buyback notice, which is available below.

Maximum daily buyback volume

The maximum buyback volume per day in accordance with article 123(1)(c) of the Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Ordinance is 3,442,641 CSG shares.

Buyback notice

Transaction reporting (published weekly)
Transactions conducted during the Share Repurchase Program within and outside the program can be viewed in the below link:

Share Repurchase Program 2007-2010 (terminated)

On May 4, 2007, the Annual General Meeting approved the buyback of own shares of up to a maximum of CHF 8 billion of purchase value.

On October 16, 2008, Credit Suisse Group terminated this program, having repurchased and cancelled a total of 49.7 million shares for CHF 4.1 billion, or 52%, of the approved CHF 8 billion.

The attached files (PDF and Excel format) show a weekly summary of the total number of shares repurchased via the second trading line, the repurchase amount in CHF as well as the average price paid per share.

Share Repurchase Program 2005-2007 (completed)

On March 16, 2007, Credit Suisse Group announced that it has successfully completed the share repurchase program initiated on May 9, 2005. Credit Suisse Group repurchased 87,789,000 of its shares. This corresponds to a total repurchase value of CHF 6 billion.

The following table summarizes corporate actions since the end of 1999 as they affect the share capital of Credit Suisse Group AG. Further below we provide information on the most recent share repurchase plans.

Year Change in number of common shares Activity Number of common shares issued at period end
2018 (Dec 31) - - 2'556'011'720
2017 72'881'770
393'232'572
Scrip Dividend (Authorized Capital Art 27)
Rights issuance
2'556'011'720
2016 30'000'000
75'518'134
27'000'000
Employee Share Awards (Conditional Capital Art 26b)
Scrip Dividend (Authorized Capital Art 27)
York Capital Management earn-out settlement (Authorized Capital Art 27)
2'089'897'378
2015 31'226'399
58'000'000
260'983'898
Scrip dividend (Authorized Capital Art 27)
Capital increase Private placement
Rights issuance 
1'957'379'244
2014
11'049'598 Employee share-based compensation programs 1’607’168’947
2013 37’773’125
199'964'015
37'552'287
Employee share-based compensation programs
Mandatory and contingent convertible securities
Stock dividend
1’596’119’349
2012 38,812,660
33,488,663
24,195,537
Employee share-based compensation programs
In connection with the full acquisition of Hedging-Griffo, S.A.
Scrip dividend
1,320,829,922
2011 59,789
21,604,958
16,493,873
Excercise of share options from employee compensation programs
Employee share-based compensation programs
Issuance of mandatory convertible bonds
1,224,333,062
2010 804,260 Excercise of share options from employee compensation programs 1,186,174,442
2009 734,529 Excercise of share options from employee compensation programs 1,185,370,182
2008 49,576,036
13,578,894
293,371
8,425,212
(49,700,000)
Issuance of mandatory convertible bonds
Employee share-based compensation programs
Excercise of share options from employee compensation programs
Acquisition of Asset Management Finance Corporation
Cancellation of shares related to share repurchase program 2007-2010
1,184,635,653
2007 1,389,127
(53,789,000)
Excercise of share options from employee compensation programs
Cancellation of shares related to share repurchase program 2005-2007
1,162,462,140
2006 1,109,847
(34,000,000)
Excercise of share options from employee compensation programs
Cancellation of shares related to share repurchase program 2005-2007
1,214,862,013
2005 33,674,575
171,374
Conversion of mandatory convertible bonds
Excercise of share options from employee compensation programs
1,247,752,166
2004 3,992,002
14,908,301
Excercise of share options from employee compensation programs
Share awards from employee compensation programs
1,213,906,217
2003 824,561
4,289,633
Excercise of share options from employee compensation programs
Share awards from employee compensation programs
1,195,005,914
2002 650,700
361,209
(7,730,000)
Conversion of convertible bonds
Excercise of share options from employee compensation programs
Cancellation of shares related to share repurchase program 2001-2002
1,189,891,720

 

2001


74,100
318,227

897,163,113


24,525
31,544
460,312
(1,900,000)
Post stock split:
Conversion of convertible bonds
Excercise of share options from employee compensation programs

Stock split 1:4 (from 299,054,371 to 1,196,217,484)

Pre stock split:
Conversion of convertible bonds
Share awards from employee compensation programs
Excercise of share options from employee compensation programs
Cancellation of shares related to share repurchase program 2001-2002
1,196,609,811
2000 36,975
1,630,000
25,727,167
68,830
768,530
Conversion of convertible bonds
Conversion of convertible bonds
Acquisition of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Inc.
Share awards from employee compensation programs
Excercise of share options from employee compensation programs
300,437,990
1999 272,206,488

In the following table we provide you with an overview of share statistics for the last three years.

Financial results and statistics 2017 2016 2015

Share price (common shares, CHF)

Average 15.11 13.71 23.85
Minimum 13.04 9.92 18.22
Maximum 17.84 21.31 27.89
End of period 17.40 14.61 21.69

Share price (American Depositary Shares, USD)

Average 15.35 13.88 25.43
Minimum 13.37 10.21 20.48
Maximum 18.02 21.36 29.69
End of period 17.85 14.31 21.69

Market capitalization

Market capitalization (CHF million) 44,475 30,533 42,456
Market capitalization (USD million) 45,625 29,906 42,456

Dividend per share (CHF)

Dividend per share 0.25 0.70 0.70

Shares outstanding (million)

Shares outstanding 2,550.3 2,089.9 1,951.5

of which common shares issued

2,556.0 2,089.9 1,957.4

of which treasury shares

(5.7) 0.0 (5.9)

Book value per share (CHF)

Total book value per share 16.43 20.05 22.74
Tangible book value per share 14.48 17.59 20.18

Earnings per share (CHF)

Basic earnings/(loss) per share available for common shares (0.41) (1.27) (1.65)
Diluted earnings/(loss) per share available for common shares (0.41) (1.27) (1.65)