Affiliated Managers Group 8-K 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) October 18, 2011
Affiliated Managers Group, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
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(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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ITEM 8.01 Other Events.
On October 18, 2011, the Board of Directors of Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (the Company) authorized an additional share repurchase program pursuant to which the Company may repurchase up to two million of its issued and outstanding shares of common stock. Purchases may be made from time to time, at managements discretion, in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions, including through the use of derivative instruments. With this additional authorization, the Company may repurchase, in aggregate, approximately three million shares under its share repurchase programs.
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.