WATERLOO, ON, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Sandvine Corporation (TSX:SVC) ("Sandvine") today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the adoption of an open market stock buyback program for the purchase of up to approximately 13.9 million common shares ("Shares") over a one-year period, expected to commence in October, through a normal course issuer bid over the Toronto Stock Exchange. The program is subject to obtaining requisite regulatory approvals.
The actual number of Shares purchased, the timing of purchases and the price at which the Shares are bought will depend upon future market conditions, and upon potential alternative uses for Sandvine's cash resources. Any purchases will be made by Sandvine at the prevailing market price of the Shares at the time of purchase. As at September 8, 2014, Sandvine had 150,469,055 Shares issued and outstanding.
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Sandvine's network policy control solutions are deployed in more than 250 networks in over 90 countries, serving hundreds of millions of data subscribers worldwide, www.sandvine.com.
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