Previous (2005 - 2011)


Nestlé started share buy-back programmes in 2005, increasing with them the flexibility in managing its capital structure as well as the strong financial position of the Group.

From 2005 to 2011, the following buy-back programmes took place.


History of buy-backs
Launch Date Completion Amount
(CHF mio)
Number of
shares
Average price
(CHF per share)
Jul. 2005 Oct. 2005 1,000 27,843,000* 35.92*
Nov. 2005 Oct. 2006 3,000 76,632,000* 39.14*
Aug. 2007 Jul. 2009 15,000 314,060,000* 47.76*
Aug. 2009 Jun. 2010 10,000 203,400,000 49.17
Jun. 2010 Sep. 2011 10,000 188,465,000* 53.07*
*adjusted to reflect the share split effective 30.06.2008