9/5/2002 12:35 

As previously announced, Carlsberg A/S has launched a repurchase of own shares within a framework of maximum DKK 1bn.

The repurchase will be carried out in the market on an ongoing basis during the period until the next Annual General Meeting.

In accordance with the Danish Securities Trading Act, section 28, it is hereby notified that Carlsberg A/S now has repurchased a total of 634,886 A-shares and 497,072 B-shares, and the Company's holding of own shares now accounts for 2.1% of the Company's total share capital.

Prior to the repurchase, Carlsberg A/S' portfolio of own shares accounted for less than 2% of the total share capital.

 

Contact:

Per Brøndum Andersen, CFO 
Telephone: +45 3327 2727