Dialog Semiconductor Plc.: Announcement Related to the Third and Final Settlement of the First Tranche of Shares Pursuant to the Share Buyback Programme Authorised by Shareholders at the Annual General Meeting on May 2, 2019 (the 2019 Buyback Programme)

LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / December 19, 2019 / Dialog Semiconductor Plc (XTRA:DLG) reports that, pursuant to the first tranche of the 2019 Buyback Programme announced by the Company on June 5, 2019, the Company has purchased the following ordinary shares in the Company from Goldman Sachs International:

Date of purchase Number of
ordinary shares
purchased by the
Company in the third and final settlement of the first tranche of the 2019 Buyback Programme
Average price
per share (EUR)
in the third and final
settlement of the
first tranche of
the 2019 Buyback
Total number of
ordinary shares
purchased by the Company in the first tranche of the 2019 Buyback
December 19, 2019 1,469,895 39.7342 3,134,895

The first tranche of the 2019 Buyback Programme announced by the Company on June 5, 2019 has, as planned, been concluded.

Under the first tranche of the 2019 Buyback Programme, a total of 3,134,895 ordinary shares have been purchased, corresponding to 4.1% of the Company’s ordinary share capital as at March 27, 2019, at an average price of €39.8738 per share (being the average volume weighted average price during the period of the 2019 Buyback Programme, less a percentage discount), at a total cost of €125,000,022.95.

The Company obtained shareholder approval at its Annual General Meeting on May 2, 2019 (the 2019 Approval) to purchase, in aggregate, up to 11,457,321 of its ordinary shares (representing approximately 15% of the Company’s ordinary share capital as at March 27, 2019). There can be no certainty that any further ordinary shares will be purchased by the Company under the 2019 Approval. The Company will consider any repurchases of ordinary shares during an open period. The Company will announce the purchase of any tranche of ordinary shares under the 2019 Approval if and when it determines to make any such purchase.

Further information on the Company’s share buyback programme is available on the Company’s website at:


*Average of the daily volume weighted average price during the first tranche of the 2019 Buyback Programme (excluding the ordinary shares purchased and the price paid under the first and second interim settlements).

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For further information please contact:

Dialog Semiconductor
Jose Cano
Head of Investor Relations
T: +44 (0)1793 756 961

FTI Consulting London
Matt Dixon
T: +44 (0)2037 271 137

FTI Consulting Frankfurt
Anja Meusel
T: +49 (0) 69 9203 7120

About Dialog Semiconductor

Dialog Semiconductor is a leading provider of integrated circuits (ICs) that power mobile devices and the Internet of Things. Dialog solutions are integral to some of today’s leading mobile devices and the enabling element for increasing performance and productivity on the go. From making smartphones more power efficient and shortening charging times, enabling home appliances to be controlled from anywhere, to connecting the next generation of wearable devices, Dialog’s decades of experience and world-class innovation help manufacturers get to what’s next.

Dialog operates a fabless business model and is a socially responsible employer pursuing many programs to benefit the employees, community, other stakeholders and the environment we operate in. Dialog Semiconductor plc is headquartered in London with a global sales, R&D and marketing organization. In 2018, it had approximately $1.44 billion in revenue. It currently has approximately 2,000 employees worldwide. The company is listed on the Frankfurt (FWB: DLG) stock exchange (Regulated Market, Prime Standard, ISIN GB0059822006) and is a member of the German MDAX and TecDax indices. For more information, visit www.dialog-semiconductor.com.

Forward Looking Statements

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Jose Cano
Director, Investor Relations

SOURCE: Dialog Semiconductor Plc

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