Beacon Announces $125 Million Accelerated Share Repurchase Program
Beacon (the “Company”) announced today that it has entered an accelerated share repurchase agreement (“ASR”) with Citibank N.A to repurchase $125 million of Beacon’s common stock. The ASR accelerates Beacon’s progress under its $500 million share repurchase program announced February 24, 2022.
“Accelerating our share repurchase program affirms our commitment to delivering value to stockholders through disciplined capital allocation,” said Julian Francis, President & CEO of Beacon. “This ASR demonstrates our significant confidence in the Ambition 2025 strategic plan outlined during our recent Investor Day.”
Under the ASR, Beacon will make a pre-payment of $125 million to Citibank, N.A and will initially receive a prorated quantity of the Company’s common stock on March 15, 2022. The final number of shares to be repurchased will be based on the daily volume-weighted average price of Beacon’s common stock during the term of the ASR, less a discount and subject to adjustments pursuant to the terms of the ASR. The final settlement of the ASR is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2022.
Founded in 1928, Beacon is a Fortune 500, publicly traded distributor of roofing materials and complementary building products in North America, operating over 400 branches throughout all 50 states in the U.S. and 6 provinces in Canada. Beacon serves an extensive base of over 80,000 customers, utilizing its vast branch network and diverse service offerings to provide high-quality products and support throughout the entire business lifecycle. Beacon offers its own private label brand, TRI-BUILT, and has a proprietary digital account management suite, Beacon PRO+, which allows customers to manage their business with us online. Beacon’s stock is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol BECN. To learn more about Beacon, please visit www.becn.com.
Jennifer Lewis – Vice President Communications & Corporate Social Responsibility – Jennifer.Lewis@becn.com – (571) 752-1048
Source: Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.