FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 27, 2015
Contact: Investor Inquiries:
Casey Farrell, LegacyTexas Financial Group, Inc.
972-509-2020 Ex. firstname.lastname@example.org
LegacyTexas Financial Group, Inc. Resumes Stock Repurchase Program
PLANO, Texas, January 27, 2015 -- LegacyTexas Financial Group, Inc. (formerly known as ViewPoint Financial Group, Inc.) (NASDAQ: LTXB) (the “Company”), the holding company for LegacyTexas Bank, today announced the resumption of its existing stock repurchase program. The open-ended stock repurchase program, which commenced in August 2012, allows for the repurchase of up to 1,978,871 shares in the open market and in negotiated transactions, depending on market conditions. Stock repurchases under this program were suspended in November 2013 as a result of the Company's announced acquisition of LegacyTexas Group, Inc., which automatically triggered termination of the Company's then-existing 10b5-1 trading plan with Sandler O'Neill & Partners, LP. At the time the stock repurchase program was suspended, 83,800 shares had been repurchased, leaving 1,895,071 shares available for future repurchases under the program.
The Company will enter into a new trading plan with Sandler O’Neill & Partners, LP in accordance with Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Act”), to facilitate repurchases of its common stock pursuant to the above mentioned stock repurchase program (the “Rule 10b5-1 plan”). Under the Rule 10b5-1 plan, Sandler O’Neill & Partners, LP will have the authority, under the prices, terms and limitations set forth in the Rule 10b5-1 plan, including compliance with Rule 10b-18 of the Act, to repurchase shares on the Company’s behalf.
About LegacyTexas Financial Group, Inc.
LegacyTexas Financial Group, Inc. is a bank holding company based in Plano, Texas. The Company’s holdings include LegacyTexas Bank, which also operates as ViewPoint Bank and First National Bank of Jacksboro. Beginning February 17, 2015, the Bank will operate under the LegacyTexas brand in each of its markets, with 48 banking offices in 19 North Texas cities, including 45 branches in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. For more information, please visit www.legacytexasfinancialgroup.com.
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