SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 2, 2016
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
British Columbia, Canada
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number) 1-14880
(IRS Employer Identification No.) N/A
(Address of principal executive offices)
250 Howe Street, 20th Floor
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3R8
2700 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, California 90404
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (877) 848-3866
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events
On February 2, 2016, the Board of Directors of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (the “Company”) authorized the Company to increase its previously announced stock repurchase plan from $300 million to $468 million. To date, approximately $218 million of the Company’s common shares have been purchased, leaving approximately $250 million of authorized potential purchases. Of the purchased shares, 0.3 million of the Company’s common shares were purchased for an aggregate price of $7.9 million during the period from January 1, 2016 to January 13, 2016. The remaining $250 million of the Company’s common shares may be purchased from time to time at the Company’s discretion, including quantity, timing and price thereof, and will be subject to market conditions. Such purchases will be structured as permitted by securities laws and other legal requirements.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: February 3, 2016
LIONS GATE ENTERTAINMENT CORP.
By: /s/ Wayne Levin
Name: Wayne Levin
Title: General Counsel and Chief Strategic Officer