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Boku Inc
20 December 2023
 

20 December 2023

 

Boku, Inc.

("Boku" or the "Company")

 

TRANSACTION IN OWN SHARES

 

 

Boku (AIM: BOKU), a leading provider of mobile payment solutions, announces that on 20 December 2023 it purchased, through Peel Hunt LLP, 100,000 common stock of $0.0001 each in the Company ("Common Stock") on the London Stock Exchange (the "Repurchased Shares"), pursuant to the share buyback programme (the "Buyback Programme") that was announced on 8 June 2023. The Repurchased Shares will be held in treasury.

 

Date of purchase

20 December 2023

Aggregate number of shares purchased

100,000

Highest price paid per share (pence)

139.00

Lowest price paid per share (pence)

138.40

Volume weighted average price paid per share (pence)

138.70

 

Total Voting Rights

 

Following the purchase, the Company's total issued share capital consists of 300,733,414 Common Stock, of which 3,831,423 Common Stock are held in treasury. Therefore, the total number of voting rights is 296,901,991. Shareholders may use this figure as the denominator for the calculations by which they can determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

 

Schedule of purchases

 

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation) as incorporated into UK domestic law by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, the schedule below contains detailed information about the purchases made by Peel Hunt LLP on behalf of the Company as part of the Company's Buyback Programme.

 

Individual Transactions (20 December 2023)

 

Number of shares

Transaction Price

(pence per share)

Time of Transaction

Transaction reference number

Execution venue

50,000

138.40

16:18:29

00156495586TRLO0

AIMX

50,000

139.00

10:00:42

00156453907TRLO0

AIMX

 

Enquiries:

Boku, Inc.

Jon Prideaux, Chief Executive Officer                                                                                                     +44 (0)20 3934 6630

Keith Butcher, Chief Financial Officer

Peel Hunt LLP (Nominated Adviser and Broker)                                                                                                +44 (0)20 7418 8900

Paul Gillam / Tom Ballard

IFC Advisory Limited (Financial PR & IR)                                                                                                               +44 (0)20 3934 6630

Tim Metcalfe / Graham Herring / Florence Chandler

Notes to Editors

Boku Inc. (AIM: BOKU) is a leading global provider of mobile payment solutions. Boku's mobile-first payments network, including mobile wallets, direct carrier billing, and account to account/real-time payments schemes, reaching over 7.5 billion mobile payment accounts through a single integration.

 

Customers that trust Boku to simplify sign-up, acquire new paying users and prevent fraud include global leaders such as Amazon, Meta Platforms, Google, Microsoft, Netflix, Sony, Spotify and Tencent.

 

Boku Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in London, UK, with offices in the US, India, Brazil, China, Estonia, France, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan and Vietnam.

 

To learn more about Boku Inc., please visit: https://www.boku.com

 

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