Change of option exercise window and use of buyback shares

Fri, 09 Oct, 2009 07:30 CET

Unibet Group plc currently has 131,570 options that vest in November 2009. In accordance with the rules of the share option plan, Unibet has extended the life of these options from 15 November 2009 to 15 September, 2010 and replaced the 15 day exercise window with four exercise windows of 15 days each. In accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Annual General Meeting held on 25 April 2007, the Board has resolved that the shares/SDRs repurchased between May and August 2007 may be used to facilitate the exercise of share options that vest in November 2009. The company currently holds 297,900 of its own shares as a result of the buy-back programme.