18 October 2009, 12:00 pm

Following the resolution passed at the ordinary shareholders’ meeting of 28 April 2009 authorising the purchase of own shares, Ansaldo STS SpA acquired a total of n. 85,000 ordinary Ansaldo STS SpA shares (corresponding to 0.085% of the share capital) in the period comprised between 13/10/2009 and 14/10/2009. These shares were acquired at an average price of EUR 13.5414 per share net of commission. The mentioned shares were acquired to serve the stock grant plan approved by the shareholders’ meeting on 1st April 2008.