Company to repurchase common stock from funds managed by affiliates of KKR & Co., Inc.
RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Science Applications International Corporation (“SAIC” or “the Company”) (NYSE: SAIC) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to repurchase $100 million of common stock from funds managed by affiliates of KKR & Co., Inc. (“KKR”) (NYSE: KKR) at a price of $85.58 per share, representing a 0.5 percent discount from the closing price on July 1, 2019. The repurchase is expected to be EPS accretive to shareholders, reduces the amount of stock held by funds affiliated with KKR to below 5%, and accelerates share repurchase activity in fiscal year 2020.
The repurchase represents 2.0 percent of the company’s shares outstanding and is being made under SAIC’s existing share repurchase program. The company intends to finance the share repurchase through the use of available cash and incremental borrowings under its existing revolving credit facility. The share repurchase is expected to close on July 2, 2019, subject to customary conditions.
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