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): August 3, 2018
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
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100 Manpower Place
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (414) 961-1000
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Item 8.01. Other Events
On August 3, 2018 the Board of Directors of the Company approved a new share repurchase program which gives the Company the ability to repurchase up to 6 million shares of its issued and outstanding common stock. This new repurchase program is in addition to the share repurchase program authorized in July 2016, of which approximately 1.8 million shares remained available for repurchase as of June 30, 2018.
The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01. Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: August 3, 2018
/s/ Richard Buchband
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ManpowerGroup Announces New Share Repurchase Authorization
MILWAUKEE (August 3, 2018) – ManpowerGroup (MAN) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new share repurchase program under which the Company may repurchase up to 6 million shares of its common stock.
The new repurchase program is in addition to the share repurchase program authorized in July 2016, of which approximately 1.8 million shares remained available for repurchase as of June 30, 2018.
Purchases under the new share repurchase program may be made from time to time through open market purchases, block transactions, privately negotiated transactions or other facilities.
Additional financial information about ManpowerGroup, including stock history and annual shareholder reports, can be found at http://investor.manpowergroup.com.
ManpowerGroup® (NYSE: MAN), the leading global workforce solutions company, helps organizations transform in a fast-changing
world of work by sourcing, assessing, developing and managing the talent that enables them to win. We develop innovative solutions for hundreds of thousands of organizations every year, providing them with skilled talent while finding meaningful, sustainable employment for millions of people across a wide range of industries and skills. Our expert family of brands – Manpower®, Experis®, Right Management® and ManpowerGroup® Solutions – creates substantially more value for candidates and clients across 80 countries and territories and has done so for 70 years. In 2018, ManpowerGroup was named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the ninth year and one of Fortune's Most Admired Companies for the sixteenth year, confirming our position as the most trusted and admired brand in the industry. See how ManpowerGroup is powering the future of work: www.manpowergroup.com
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