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Emmis Communications Corp. Message Board

  • noteveryman noteveryman Nov 16, 2011 10:55 AM Flag

    emms purchased 645K preferred shares

    Item 8.01.

    Other Events.

    Pursuant to the terms of purchase agreements with certain holders of its 6.25% Series A Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock (the “Preferred Stock”), Emmis Communications Corporation (“Emmis”) has purchased 645,504 shares at a weighted average price of $15.25 per share, which constitutes approximately 23% of the total outstanding shares of the Preferred Stock. Most of the shares were purchased pursuant to the terms of total return swaps, and these sellers have also entered into agreements to vote their shares in accordance with the prior written instructions of Emmis. Emmis may enter into additional transactions to purchase its Preferred Stock in the future.

    Including fees and expenses, Emmis has drawn $11.7 million of the $35.0 million available to it under the Note Purchase Agreement with Zell Credit Opportunities Master Fund, L.P. dated November 10, 2011.

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