SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 7, 2016
Euronet Worldwide, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
3500 College Boulevard
Leawood, Kansas 66211
(Address of principal executive office)(Zip Code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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ITEM 8.01. Other Events.
On January 7, 2016, Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (the "Company") announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program through December 10, 2017 ("Repurchase Program"), allowing the Company to repurchase up to $100 million in value or 5.0 million shares of its Common Stock. Repurchases under the Repurchase Program may take place in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions, including derivative transactions, and may be made under a Rule 10b5-1 plan. The Repurchase Program does not obligate the Company to repurchase shares and may be suspended, terminated, or modified at any time.
The Company has entered into a Rule 10b5-1 plan pursuant to the Repurchase Program which is effective January 14, 2016 through February 11, 2016, and which provides for the repurchase of up to $50 million in value of its Common Stock, subject to conditions specified in the plan.
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 hereunto duly authorized.
Euronet Worldwide, Inc.
/s/ Rick L. Weller
Rick L. Weller
Chief Financial Officer
Date: January 7, 2016