View all news

Laureate Education Announces Increase to Share Repurchase Program

March 14, 2022

MIAMI, March 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) (the "Company") today announced that its board of directors approved an increase in the Company's existing share repurchase program, from $600 million to $650 million, to acquire shares of the Company's Common Stock.  The Company has repurchased approximately $530 million of shares under the authorization to-date.

The Company expects to finance the additional $50 million of repurchases with cash on-hand or from its revolving credit facility, or a combination thereof.  The Company also expects to complete the repurchase program by the end of 2022, dependent on market conditions.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes certain statements which contain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws, which involve risks and uncertainties. You can identify forward-looking statements because they contain words such as "believes," "expects," "may," "will," "should," "seeks," "approximately," "intends," "plans," "estimates" or "anticipates" or similar expressions that concern our strategy, plans or intentions. In particular, statements regarding the impact of the Forward-looking statements are based on the Company's current expectations and assumptions. Because forward-looking statements relate to the future, they are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements, which are neither statements of historical fact nor guarantees or assurances of future performance.  Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our expectations are disclosed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on February 24, 2022, our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q filed and to be filed with the SEC and other filings made with the SEC.

About Laureate Education, Inc.

Laureate Education, Inc. operates five universities across Mexico and Peru, enrolling more than 375,000 students in high-quality undergraduate, graduate, and specialized degree programs through campus-based and online learning. Our universities have a deep commitment to academic quality and innovation, strive for market-leading employability outcomes, and work to make higher education more accessible. At Laureate, we know that when our students succeed, countries prosper, and societies benefit.

Investor Relations Contact:

ir@laureate.net

Media Contact:
Adam Smith
Laureate Education, Inc.  
adam.smith@laureate.net   
U.S.:  +1 (443) 255 0724

Cision View original content:https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/laureate-education-announces-increase-to-share-repurchase-program-301502197.html

SOURCE Laureate Education, Inc.

View all news