Golden Ocean Group
oslo : GOGL

September 05, 2011 14:21 ET

GOGL - Share buy-back program

HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(Marketwire - Sep 5, 2011) -


The Board of Directors of Golden Ocean Group Limited (the "Company") has on 23 August 2011 decided to initiate a buy-back program of up to 45,000,000 shares.

The buy-back program will be initiated on 6 September 2011 and end on 31 December 2011.

The objective of the share buy-back program is to distribute the Company's equity capital to its shareholders in a manner more beneficial to the shareholders than through an ordinary dividend. The shares purchased under the program will be kept as treasury shares and may ultimately be cancelled.

The maximum amount to be paid per share is NOK 6.


September 5, 2010

The Board of Directors

Golden Ocean Group Limited

Hamilton, Bermuda

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

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Source: Golden Ocean Group via Thomson Reuters ONE

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Contact Information

  • For further information, please contact:
    Herman Billung:
    CEO
    Golden Ocean Management AS
    +47 22 01 73 41

    Birgitte Ringstad Vartdal:
    CFO
    Golden Ocean Management AS
    +47 22 01 73 53