SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of May, 2021
Commission File Number: 001-38714
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
4th Floor, Harbour Place
103 South Church Street, P.O. Box 10240
Grand Cayman, KY1-1002, Cayman Islands
+55 (11) 3004-9680
(Address of principal executive office)
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INCORPORATION BY REFERENCE
This report on Form 6-K shall be deemed to be incorporated by reference into the registration statement on Form S-8 (Registration Number: 333-230629) and Form F-3 (Registration Number: 333-244404) of StoneCo Ltd. and to be a part thereof from the date on which this report is filed, to the extent not superseded by documents or reports subsequently filed or furnished.
STONECO LTD. ANNOUNCES NEW SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM AND THE REPURCHASE OF US$199 MILLION UNDER THE FORMER PROGRAM
GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, May 20, 2021 - StoneCo Ltd. (NASDAQ: STNE) (“Stone”) announced that its Board of Directors, pursuant to written resolutions dated May 19, 2021, has authorized a share repurchase program, under which Stone may repurchase up to US$ 200 million in outstanding Class A common shares.
This new share repurchase program is a replacement to the previous share repurchase program announced by Stone on May 13, 2019. Under the former program, Stone repurchased a total of 3,595,713 shares on an average price of USD 55.40 per share, with a total amount of US$199.2 million.
The new repurchase program will go into effect when Stone begins the share repurchases, which must occur within six (6) months counted as of the date of the Board Resolution by means of which the program was approved and does not have a fixed expiration date. The share repurchases may be made from time to time through open market transactions, block trades, privately negotiated transactions or otherwise and are subject to market and business conditions, levels of available liquidity, cash requirements for other purposes, regulatory, and other relevant factors.
Stone is a leading provider of financial technology solutions that empower merchants to conduct commerce seamlessly across multiple channels and help them grow their businesses.
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, thereunto duly authorized.
|By:||/s/ Thiago dos Santos Piau|
|Name:||Thiago dos Santos Piau|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
Date: May 21, 2021