A long-term investor
Wendel is a hands-on investor and shareholder that assists sector-leading companies in their long-term development. Wendel's business model combines the entrepreneurial passion born of a long family tradition with a culture of performance and accountability.
Luxembourg, June 21, 2011 – Helikos SE today resolved to withdraw the convening notice for its Extraordinary General Meeting (“EGM”) of Shareholders called to approve the acquisition of Exceet Group AG and the related Special Meeting of Class A Warrantholders (the “Special Meeting”), each originally scheduled for July 1, 2011, and to publish a new convening notice rescheduling those meetings for July 21, 2011. The new date and time for the EGM will be July 21, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. CEST and the new date and time for the Special Meeting will be July 21, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. CEST. The Board of Directors of Helikos SE believes that rescheduling the EGM and the Special Meeting will allow the shareholders and Class A warrantholders of Helikos SE (including shareholders who have indicated an intention to seek redemption of their public shares) additional time to consider and evaluatethe proposals described in the original convening notice for the EGM and Special Meeting
and the related proxy statement.
The key dates in connection with the postponed EGM and Special Meeting will be as follows:
July 8, 2011, 6:00 p.m. CEST – New deadline for redemption requests
July 12, 2011, 6:00 p.m. CEST – New deadline for withdrawing redemption requests
July 13, 2011, 6:00 p.m. CEST – New record date for EGM
July 19, 2011, 6:00 p.m. CEST – Deadline for submitting proxies and voting forms
July 21, 2011, 11:00 a.m. CEST – Special Meeting of Class A Warrantholders
July 21, 2011, 12:00 p.m. CEST – Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders
New convening notices and updated voting and proxy forms will be published as soon as possible. Redemption requests submitted in connection with the originally scheduled EGM will be deemed canceled and the related public shares returned to their holders. Public shareholders wishing to redeem will have until the new deadline for redemption requests noted above to submit shares for redemption.
In connection with the proposed acquisition of Exceet, Helikos SE has published a proxy statement which contains important information about the proposed acquisition and is available at the company’s website at http://www.helikosgroup.com.
114, avenue Gaston Diderich
Tel: +49 (0) 170 223 4560
ISIN LU0472835155 (Public Shares) Regulated Market, Prime Standard, Frankfurt/Main
ISIN LU0472839819 (Public Warrants) Regulated Market, General Standard, Frankfurt/Main
These materials are not an offer of securities in the United States or any other jurisdiction. Securities may not be sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration. Helikos SE and Exceet Group AG do not intend to register any offering of securities in the United States or to make any public offering in any jurisdiction.