On April 24, 2012 the Annual General Meeting of Syngenta AG authorized the Syngenta Board of Directors to repurchase registered shares under a share repurchase program up to a maximum value of 10% of the company's share capital, for the purpose of capital reduction.
On the basis of this authorization, Syngenta has opened in October 2015 a trading line with ISIN CH0299298080 on the SIX Swiss Exchange for the purpose of repurchasing shares (Ticker: SYNNEE).
On February 3, 2016, Syngenta announced the cessation of the share buyback program.
As at March 9, 2016, a total of 231,500 shares, out of a maximum of 9,009,614 registered shares, have been repurchased.
On March 10, 2016, Syngenta announced the closing of the trading line with ISIN CH0299298080.