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Romania's Banca Transilvania buys back 329,604 own shares

Author Mario Tanev
Romania's Banca Transilvania buys back 329,604 own shares Banca Transilvania

BUCHAREST (Romania), November 18 (SeeNews) - Romania's Banca Transilvania (BT) [BSE:TLV] said on Monday that it has repurchased a total of 329,604 own shares in the period November 11-15 at a weighted average price per share of 2.4623 lei ($0.57/0.51 euro).

Banca Transilvania paid a total of some 812,000 lei for the share repurchases during the review period, the lender said in a bourse filing.

In September, Banca Transilvania said it will seek to buy back a total of 15 million of its own shares for up to 60 million lei.The bank will offer to pay a minimum price equal to the market price on the Bucharest bourse at the moment of the purchase and 4 lei at most, the bank said at the time.

The programme will run until the end of 2019.

The bank's capital is divided into 5,215,917,925 shares with a par value of 1 leu each, according bourse data.

As at 15:00 CET on Monday, Banca Transilvania shares traded 0.41% higher at 2.475 lei on the Bucharest Stock Exchange.

(1 euro = 4.78 lei)