Ahmet C. Kurt is an assistant professor of accounting at Bentley University. He holds a PhD degree from the University of Pittsburgh and an MBA degree from the University of Alabama. His research has been published in such journals as the Journal of Accounting and Economics and European Accounting Review and cited in various media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and CFO.com.
Accelerated share repurchases (ASRs) account for a growing proportion of share buybacks. So what are they and how are they used? Ahmet C. Kurt, PhD, explains.