21 Jun 2022
SAN JOSE, Calif.— Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDNS) today announced that it has entered into an accelerated share repurchase (ASR) agreement with Royal Bank of Canada to repurchase an aggregate of $100 million of Cadence common stock.
Under the ASR agreement, Cadence will receive an initial share delivery of approximately 489,000 shares, with the remainder, if any, to be settled in the third quarter of 2022 upon completion of the repurchases. The final number of shares that Cadence will repurchase under the ASR agreement will be based on Cadence’s daily volume-weighted average share prices during the term of the ASR agreement, less a discount.
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This document contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the timing and amount of shares repurchased under the ASR agreement. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and preliminary assumptions that are subject to factors and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside Cadence’s control, including, among others: (i) the market price of Cadence common stock during the repurchase period; (ii) the ability of Royal Bank of Canada to buy or borrow shares of Cadence common stock; (iii) the impact of global and regional economic and market conditions, including illiquidity and other risks of instability in the banking and financial services industry; and (iv) corporate and regulatory requirements. For a detailed discussion of other cautionary statements related to Cadence, please refer to Cadence’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which include Cadence’s most recent reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q, including Cadence’s future filings.
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