Lod, Israel - June 13, 2018 - AudioCodes (NASDAQ: AUDC) Press Release
AudioCodes, a leading vendor of advanced voice networking and media processing solutions for the digital workplace, today announced that that it has received Israeli court approval to repurchase up to an additional $20 million (“Permitted Amount”) of its Ordinary Shares, NIS 0.01 nominal value. The share repurchases will be funded from available working capital. The court approval also permits the Company to declare a dividend of any part of the Permitted Amount during the approved validity period. The most recent court approval for share repurchases expired on May 27, 2018 and the new approval is valid through December 14, 2018.
Any share purchases may take place in open market transactions or in privately negotiated transactions and may be made from time to time depending on market conditions, share price, trading volume and other factors. Such purchases will be made in accordance with all applicable securities laws and regulations. For all or a portion of the authorized repurchase amount, AudioCodes may enter into a plan that is compliant with Rule 10b5-1 of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934 that is designed to facilitate these purchases. The repurchase program does not require AudioCodes to acquire a specific number of shares, and may be suspended from time to time or discontinued.
The court approval does not commit the Company to repurchase any shares or declare any cash dividends, and there can be no assurance that the Company will decide to effect repurchases or declare cash dividends payable to its shareholders.