ORLANDO, Fla. (Nov. 28, 2018) – Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE: HGV) announces today its board of directors approved a share repurchase program authorizing the company to purchase up to $200 million of its issued and outstanding common stock.
“Given the positive trajectory of our business and flexibility provided by our new credit facility, we’re pleased to add share repurchases to our capital allocation priorities,” says Mark Wang, president and CEO, Hilton Grand Vacations. “While investing in the growth of our business remains our top priority, we believe we also have the capacity to return capital to our shareholders and still maintain a strong balance sheet.”
The timing and amounts of any repurchases under the program will depend on certain factors, including, but not limited to, market conditions and prices; available funds; and alternative uses of capital. The stock repurchase program may be carried out through open-market purchases, block trades or other transactions. HGV expects to fund the repurchase program through a combination of cash on hand, operating cash flow, receivables funding and bank facilities.
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About Hilton Grand Vacations, Inc.
Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE: HGV) is recognized as a leading global timeshare company. With headquarters in Orlando, Florida, Hilton Grand Vacations develops, markets and operates a system of brand-name, high-quality vacation ownership resorts in select vacation destinations. The Company also manages and operates two innovative club membership programs: Hilton Grand Vacations Club® and The Hilton Club®, providing exclusive exchange, leisure travel and reservation services for more than 300,000 club members. For more information, visit http://www.hgv.com and www.hiltongrandvacations.com.