a.k.a. Brands Holding Corp. (NYSE: AKA), a brand accelerator of next generation fashion brands, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program. Pursuant to the Share Repurchase Program, the company is authorized to repurchase up to $2 million of shares of the company’s common stock.
Repurchases by the company are subject to available liquidity, general market and economic conditions, alternate uses for the capital and other factors. Share repurchases may be made from time to time through open market transactions, block trades or in private transactions in accordance with applicable securities laws and regulations and other legal requirements. Repurchases may be made pursuant to a trading plan under Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which would permit shares to be repurchased when the Company might otherwise be precluded from doing so because of self-imposed trading blackout periods or other regulatory restrictions. There is no minimum number of shares that the company is required to repurchase and the Share Repurchase Program may be suspended or discontinued at any time without prior notice.
About a.k.a. Brands
a.k.a. Brands is a brand accelerator of next generation fashion brands. Each brand in the a.k.a. portfolio targets a distinct Gen Z and millennial audience, creates authentic and inspiring social content and offers quality exclusive merchandise. a.k.a. Brands leverages its next-generation retail platform to help each brand accelerate its growth, scale in new markets and enhance its profitability. Current brands in the a.k.a. Brands portfolio include Princess Polly, Culture Kings, mnml and Petal & Pup.
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