LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 01/09/17 -- IEG Holdings Corporation (OTCQB: IEGH) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a stock repurchase program authorizing the open market repurchase of up to $2,000,000 of its common stock. Purchases under the program are authorized through December 31, 2017. At $7.25 per share (the closing price of IEG Holdings' common stock on January 6, 2017), this represents authorization to repurchase approximately 10.0% and 2.8% of the total outstanding non-affiliate and affiliate shares, respectively.
"The stock repurchase program reflects the commitment of our Board of Directors to enhancing stockholder value and our confidence in IEG Holdings' long-term growth prospects. We believe the open market stock repurchase program is a strategic investment and an appropriate use of corporate funds," said IEG Holdings' CEO and 71% stockholder, Paul Mathieson.
Under the program, IEG Holdings plans to repurchase shares of its common stock in open market transactions in accordance with federal securities laws. Management will determine the actual timing, number and value of the shares repurchased under the program, which will depend on a number of factors, including the price of the common stock, general market and economic conditions and applicable legal requirements.
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About IEG Holdings Corporation
IEG Holdings Corporation (IEGH) ("IEG Holdings") provides online unsecured consumer loans under the brand name, "Mr. Amazing Loans," via its website, www.mramazingloans.com, in 19 US states. IEG Holdings offers $5,000 and $10,000 loans over a term of five years at a 19.9% to 29.9% APR. IEG Holdings plans future expansion to 25 US states by mid-2017. For more information about IEG Holdings, visit www.investmentevolution.com.
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