ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Aug. 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Asta Funding, Inc. (Nasdaq:ASFI) (the "Company"), a consumer receivable asset management and liquidation company, announced today that pursuant to its shareholder rights plan the Company has issued one preferred share purchase right for each of the Company's common stock held by shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 3, 2012. Each Right will entitle the holder to purchase one one-thousandth of a share of Series A Preferred Stock that will be established by the Company, at an exercise price of $45.00 for one-thousandth of a preferred share. The preferred shares will be structured so that the value of one one-thousandth of a preferred share will approximate the value of one share of the Company's common stock.
Asta Funding, Inc. Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan
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