Red Hat 8-K 2008
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Item 8.01. Other Events
On September 29, 2008, the Company announced that its Board of Directors had amended the Company's common stock and convertible debenture repurchase program to increase by an additional $125.0 million the amount of its 0.5% Convertible Senior Debentures due 2024 that may be purchased under the program.
The Company’s Board of Directors also extended the duration of the repurchase program. As extended, the program will expire on the earlier of (i) November 30, 2008, or (ii) a determination by the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer or the Chief Financial Officer to discontinue the program.
The full text of the press release issued in connection with the amendment of the repurchase program is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
99.1 Press Release dated September 29, 2008.
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.