goeasy Ltd. Announces Renewal of Normal Course Issuer Bid
Under the NCIB, goeasy may purchase up to 20,888 of its Common Shares on the TSX during any trading day, which represents 25% of the average daily trading volume of 83,554 Common Shares on the TSX for the six months ended
The NCIB will provide the Company with the flexibility to purchase Common Shares as part of its capital management strategy which is designed to maintain healthy capital ratios while balancing the objective of generating shareholder value.
The NCIB will be conducted through the facilities of the TSX or alternative trading systems, if eligible, and the price that goeasy will pay for any Common Shares will be the market price prevailing at the time of purchase or such other price as may be permitted. Purchases under the NCIB will be made by means of open market transactions or other such means as a securities regulatory authority may permit, including pre-arranged crosses, exempt offers and private agreements under an issuer bid exemption order issued by a securities regulatory authority.
In connection with the NCIB renewal, the Company also announces that it has entered into an issuer automatic purchase plan agreement (the “Plan”) with an independent designated broker (the “Broker”) responsible for making purchases of Common Shares pursuant to the Plan. Under the Plan, the Broker will have sole discretion to purchase Common Shares pursuant to the NCIB during trading black-out periods established under the Company’s Insider Trading Policy, subject to the price limitations and other terms of the Plan and the rules of the TSX. The Company may instruct the Broker to make specific purchases and suspend or terminate the Plan, provided in each case that the Company certifies to the Broker that it is not in possession of any material undisclosed information and such request is otherwise in compliance with the terms of the Plan.
Under its current normal course issuer bid, which commenced on
goeasy Ltd., a Canadian company, headquartered in Mississauga,
goeasy is the proud recipient of several awards including Waterstone Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures, Glassdoor Top CEO Award, Achievers Top 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America, Greater Toronto Top Employers Award, the Digital Finance Institute’s Canada’s Top 50 FinTech Companies, ranking on the TSX30 and placing on the Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies. The company and its employees believe strongly in giving back to the communities in which it operates and has raised over $3 million to support its long-standing partnerships with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada and Habitat for Humanity.
goeasy Ltd.’s. common shares are listed on the TSX under the trading symbol “GSY”. goeasy is rated BB- with a stable trend from S&P and Ba3 with a stable trend from Moody’s. Visit www.goeasy.com.
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President & Chief Executive Officer
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations