HONG KONG, Nov. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited (“iClick”) (ICLK), a leading independent online marketing and data technology platform in China, today announced its board of directors has approved a share repurchase program in which the company may purchase its own ADSs with an aggregate value of up to US$10 million over the next 12-month period, ending 27 November 2019.
“We are confident in iClick’s growth prospects and believe a share repurchase program provides an excellent opportunity to invest in the company’s future,” said Sammy Hsieh, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of iClick.
iClick expects to fund the repurchase from its existing cash balance, including cash generated from its operations.
The Company expects to effect the proposed share repurchase on the open market at prevailing market prices, in negotiated transactions off the market, and/or in other legally permissible means from time to time as market conditions warrant in compliance with applicable requirements of Rule 10b5-1 and/or Rule 10b-18 under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, at times and in such amounts as the Company deems appropriate.
The share repurchase program does not obligate the Company to acquire any particular number of ADSs and may be suspended, terminated or extended at any time at the Company’s discretion without prior notice.
About iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited
iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited (ICLK) is an independent online marketing and data technology platform that connects worldwide marketers with audiences in China. Built on cutting-edge technologies, our proprietary platform possesses omni-channel marketing capabilities and fulfills various marketing objectives in a data-driven and automated manner, helping both international and domestic marketers reach their target audiences in China. Headquartered in Hong Kong, iClick was established in 2009, currently operating in nine locations worldwide including Asia and London. For more information, please visit http://ir.i-click.com.
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