SOURCE: Novo Nordisk A/S

January 03, 2011 03:14 ET

Status Regarding Novo Nordisk's Holding of Its Own Shares (31 December 2010)

BAGSVAERD, DENMARK--(Marketwire - January 3, 2011) - In continuation of the company's announcement dated 27 October 2010 concerning a planned share repurchase programme, and pursuant to Section 204.25 of the New York Stock Exchange Listed Company Manual, this is to report that Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE: NVO) and its wholly-owned affiliates on 31 December 2010 owned 28,206,755 of its own B shares of DKK 1, corresponding to a total nominal value of DKK 28,206,755 or 4.70% of the total share capital.

Company Announcement no 1 2011: http://hugin.info/2013/R/1476608/412774.pdf

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