(According to the revised Directive on Information relating to Corporate Governance, Annex clause 10 DCG as of 1 July 2021)
The Kuehne+Nagel Group has defined recurring trading blackout periods, during which members of the Board of Directors, members of the Management Board and employees, e.g. working in Corporate Finance, Corporate Legal, and Corporate Communications, and other employees as specifically defined by Kuehne+Nagel Group from time to time (prohibited persons), are prohibited from trading Kuehne+Nagel Group shares and any other types of securities related to such shares (including purchase options).
The restrictions apply to
The recurring trading blackout periods are subject to exemptions provided by Swiss law (e.g. for share buyback programmes. However, such exemption will not apply to a buyback of own Kuehne+Nagel securities, if the buyback programme is announced or the buyback of own equity occurs during blackout periods).
The recurring trading blackout periods begin as soon as the annual, half-year, quarterly or interim financial results are known to the prohibited persons, but in no event later than:
The recurring trading blackout periods end on the day of the publication of the relevant financial results. The exact dates of the recurring trading blackout periods are set out in the insider trading policy of the Kuehne+Nagel Group for the relevant year.