WASHINGTON, Nov. 05, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that on November 5, 2015, the Company’s Board of Directors authorized a stock repurchase program, under which FTI Consulting may repurchase up to $50 million of its outstanding common stock at any time for a period of up to six months.
Under the program, FTI Consulting may repurchase shares in open-market purchases in accordance with all applicable securities laws and regulations, including Rule 10b-18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The specific timing and amount of repurchases will be determined by FTI Consulting's management, in its discretion, and will vary based on market conditions, securities law limitations and other factors. The program may be suspended or discontinued at any time without prior notice, and the Board may choose to cancel the program or to replace it with a longer-term authorization at any time during the six month period. The repurchases may be funded using available cash on hand or a combination of cash and borrowings under the Company’s senior secured revolving bank credit facility.
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,400 employees located in 26 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The Company generated $1.76 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2014. More information can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.
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