Novo Nordisk A/S - Share repurchase programme

Novo Nordisk A/S - Share repurchase programme

BAGSVAERD, Denmark, Nov. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Bagsværd, Denmark, 11 November 2013 - On 31 October 2013, Novo Nordisk initiated
a share repurchase programme in accordance with the provisions of the European
Commission's regulation no 2273/2003 of 22 December 2003, also referred to as
the Safe Harbour rules. This programme is part of the overall share repurchase
programme of up to DKK 14.0 billion to be executed during a 12-month period
beginning 31 January 2013.

Company Announcement No 70  2013: http://hugin.info/2013/R/1742163/585553.pdf

[HUG#1742163]


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