Straumborg ehf., a company financially
related to Brynja Halldórsdóttir,
a board member of Kaupthing Bank hf.,
has today, 14 March 2007, closed a forward contract on the purchase of 500,000
shares in the bank. The company took over this contract on 29 December 2006,
cf. announcement to the Iceland Stock Exchange of that date. The maturity date
of the contract was 10 January but the contract was extended on that date until
8 May 2007. The
contract was closed at a price of ISK 874.44 per share.
Brynja Halldórsdóttir owns 9,206 shares
in the Bank. Parties financially related to Brynja Halldórsdóttir
own 14,729,548 shares in
the Bank following the transaction. Following the transactions parties
financially related to Brynja
Halldórsdóttir own 4,200,000 shares in the Bank according to forward contracts.