Status Regarding Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO)'s Holding of Its Own Shares (31 March 2012)  
4/2/2012 8:45:44 AM

BAGSVAERD, DENMARK--(Marketwire - April 02, 2012) - In continuation of the company's announcements dated 2 November 2011 and 2 February 2012 concerning planned share repurchase programmes, 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 March 2012 owned 27,329,627 of its own B shares of DKK 1, corresponding to a total nominal value of DKK 27,329,627 or 4.71% of the total share capital.

Company Anouncement no 21 2012:

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