September 24, 2007
MIAMI, FL - September 24, 2007 -- Answerthink, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANSR) announced today that its Board of Directors approved a $5 million increase in the size of the Company's share repurchase program. As of September 20, 2007, approximately $366,000 remained available under the Company's existing share repurchase program authorization.
Any purchases made under the share repurchase program may be made in the open market or through privately-negotiated transactions, subject to market conditions and trading restrictions. At the end of the second quarter of 2007, Answerthink had approximately 44.5 million shares outstanding. The additional authorization to the repurchase program is effective immediately.
Answerthink, Inc. (www.answerthink.com) is a leading business and technology consulting firm that enables companies to achieve world-class business performance. By leveraging the comprehensive database of The Hackett Group, Answerthink's business and technology solutions help clients significantly improve performance and maximize returns on technology investments. Answerthink's capabilities include benchmarking, business transformation, business applications, business intelligence, and offshore application development and support. Founded in 1997, Answerthink has offices throughout the United States and in Europe and India.
The Hackett Group, a global strategic advisory firm, is a leader in best practice research and advisory programs, benchmarking and transformation consulting services, including shared services, offshoring and outsourcing advice. Utilizing best practices and implementation insight from more than 4,000 benchmarking studies, executives use Hackett's empirically based approach to quickly define and prioritize initiatives, and to leverage proven strategies that enable world-class performance. Through its sister company REL, Hackett offers working capital solutions focused on delivering significant cash flow improvements. Hackett has worked with 2,700 major corporations and government agencies, including 88% of the Dow Jones Global Titans and 73% of the Fortune 100. For more information, visit www.thehackettgroup.com.
REL is a world leading consulting firm dedicated to delivering sustainable cash flow improvement across business operations. REL's tailored solutions balance client trade-offs between working capital, operating costs and service performance. REL's expertise has helped clients free up billions of dollars/euros/pounds in cash, creating the financial freedom to fund acquisitions, pension liabilities, product development, debt reduction and share buy-back programs. In-depth process expertise, analytical rigor, and collaborative client relationships enable REL to deliver an exceptional return on investment in a short timeframe. REL has delivered work in over 60 countries for the Global 2000.