Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

February 13, 2018




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Royal Philips

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

The Netherlands

(Jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)

Breitner Center, Amstelplein 2, 1096 BC Amsterdam, The Netherlands

(Address of principal executive offices)



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Form 20-F  ☒            Form 40-F  ☐

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Yes  ☐            No  ☒

Name and address of person authorized to receive notices

and communications from the Securities and Exchange Commission:

M.J. van Ginneken

Koninklijke Philips N.V.

Amstelplein 2

1096 BC Amsterdam – The Netherlands




This report comprises a copy of the following press release:

“Periodic update on transaction details related to Philips’ share repurchases”, dated February 9, 2018.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf, by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized at Amsterdam, on the 13th day of February, 2018.


        /s/ M.J. van Ginneken
          (Chief Legal Officer)


Press Information

February 9, 2018

Periodic update on transaction details related to Philips’ share repurchases

Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today reported the transaction details related to the repurchases of its own common shares made in the period from January 31, 2018 up to and including February 8, 2018. These repurchases were made under the EUR 1.5 billion share buyback program for capital reduction purposes, which was announced on June 28, 2017. Further details can be found in the table below and via this link.*



   Total number of
repurchased shares
     Weighted average
purchase price (EUR)

January 31, 2018

     62,000        32.64  

February 1, 2018

     464,000        32.91  

February 2, 2018

     486,810        32.07  

February 5, 2018

     402,000        31.49  

February 6, 2018

     900,000        30.55  

February 7, 2018

     403,000        30.68  

February 8, 2018

     661,000        30.28  


* The reported repurchases were executed by an intermediary to allow for buybacks in the open market during both open and closed periods. Details about the forward transactions executed earlier under this program can be found via the same link.

For further information, please contact:

Ben Zwirs

Philips Group Press Office

Tel.: +31 6 15213446

E-mail: ben.zwirs@philips.com

Ksenija Gonciarenko

Philips Investor Relations

Tel.: +31 20 59 77055

E-mail: ksenija.gonciarenko@philips.com





February, 2018

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About Royal Philips

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Philips’ health technology portfolio generated 2017 sales of EUR 17.8 billion and employs approximately 74,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at www.philips.com/newscenter.