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Bottomline Announces Stock Repurchase Program
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – June 11, 2015 – Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ: EPAY), a leading provider of cloud-based payment, invoice and banking solutions, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of one million shares of the company’s common stock, to be completed by December 31, 2015.
“We have had early success with several key initiatives which represent significant opportunities for Bottomline. We are confident these strategic initiatives will generate positive returns making the purchase of our shares at current prices attractive” said Rob Eberle, President and CEO of Bottomline Technologies.
“We continue to invest in new innovations. At the same time our strong balance sheet and cash flow allow us to return capital to shareholders as part of our overall capital allocation strategy” said Rick Booth, Chief Financial Officer.
The purchase of one million shares will be completed by December 31, 2015 through purchases on the open market or in privately negotiated transactions. The program announced today replaces the company’s existing stock repurchase program. An investor conference call will occur at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, June 12, 2015, summarizing the company’s plans for the buyback.
A digital replay of the conference call will be available from 10:00 a.m. on June 12, 2015 through midnight on June 25, 2015 The replay can be accessed by dialing U.S. (800) 475-6701 or International (320) 365-3844, Access Code 362271. The conference call will also be available live at www.bottomline.com. Following the call, a replay will be available on the website and will remain accessible for a period of 12 months.
About Bottomline Technologies Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ: EPAY) powers mission-critical business transactions. We help our customers optimize financially-oriented operations and build deeper customer and partner relationships by providing a trusted and easy-to-use set of cloud-based digital banking, fraud prevention, payment, financial document, insurance, and healthcare solutions. Over 10,000 corporations, financial institutions, and banks benefit from Bottomline solutions. Headquartered in the United States, Bottomline also maintains offices in Europe and Asia-Pacific. For more information, visit www.bottomline.com.
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