STEELCASE INC (Form: 8-K, Received: 04/18/2017 11:46:02)



UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 18, 2017

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STEELCASE INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Michigan
1-13873
38-0819050
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS employer identification number)
 
 
 
901 44th Street SE
 
 
Grand Rapids, Michigan
 
49508
(Address or principal executive offices)
 
(Zip code)
 
 
 
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (616) 247-2710
 
 
 
None
(Former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01     Other Events.

          On April 18, 2017, Steelcase Inc. (the “Company”) entered into a stock repurchase agreement with an independent third party broker under which the broker is authorized to repurchase up to 4 million shares of the Company’s common stock on behalf of the Company during the period from April 18, 2017 through September 21, 2017, subject to certain price, market and volume constraints specified in the agreement.  The agreement was established in accordance with Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”).  The shares will be purchased pursuant to the Company’s previously announced share repurchase program and in a manner consistent with applicable laws and regulations, including the provisions of the safe harbor contained in Rule 10b-18 under the Exchange Act.












SIGNATURES
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.
STEELCASE INC.
 


By: 
/s/ Mark T. Mossing
 
Mark T. Mossing
Corporate Controller and
Chief Accounting Officer
(Duly Authorized Officer and
Principal Accounting Officer)

Date: April 18, 2017