In the exercise window ending on 15 November 2009, under the rules of Unibet´s option schemes no. 14 and 15 for senior executives, 98,176 share options were exercised.
Of these options 16,946 options were exercised by issuing 16,946 ordinary shares with a par value of GBP 0.005, and in connection with this exercise, Unibet has received GBP 206,063.36 which has, in full, been taken to equity.
The remaining 81,230 options were exercised using SDRs from Unibet´s Share buy back programme initiated in 2007. In connection with this exercise, Unibet has received GBP 987,756.80, which has, in full, been taken to equity.
Following this exercise, the total amount of shares outstanding in Unibet Group plc is 28,258,038 ordinary shares with a par value of GBP 0.005. Of the total outstanding shares, 216,670 from the Share buy back programme initiated in 2007 continue to be held by Unibet.
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Unibet was founded in 1997 and is an online gambling company is listed on NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm. Unibet is one of the largest privately-owned gambling operators in the European market and provides services in 27 languages through www.unibet.com. Today, Unibet has more than 3.8 million customers in over 100 countries. Unibet is a member of the EGBA, European Gaming and Betting Association, RGA, Remote Gambling Association in the UK and is certified by G4, Global Gaming Guidance Group.
In December 2007, Unibet acquired Maria Holdings, the largest online bingo operator in the Nordic market and in April 2008 Scandinavia´s largest trotting community, Travnet.
More information about Unibet Group plc can be found on www.unibetgroupplc.com
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