ULUS TECHNOLOGIES shareholders vote in favor of all agenda items at Annual General Meeting
• 43.39 % of nominal capital present
• Supervisory Board re-elected with a clear majority
• Restructuring of balance sheet successfully completed
• Capital increase for cash to be effected in coming weeks
At the Annual General Meeting of SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG (SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES) 43.39 % of the capital was represented. The Annual General Meeting voted in favor of all proposed agenda items by a high majority.
The term of office of all members of the Supervisory Board had ended with the close of the Annual General Meeting on 31 August 2016. Under item five of the agenda, the Supervisory Board was re-elected on 31 August 2016 with a clear majority:
• Dr.-Ing. Wolfhard Leichnitz, civil engineer, Essen
• Christine Brigitte Kreidl, business graduate; auditor & tax consultant, Regensburg
• Dr. rer. nat. Rolf Blessing, graduate physicist, Trendelburg
Following the Annual General Meeting the re-elected Supervisory Board of the company met for its constituent meeting and elected Dr. Leichnitz as Supervisory Board Chairman. Ms. Kreidl was confirmed in office as Supervisory Board Deputy Chairman.
Dr.-Ing. Stefan Rinck remarked: “The past few weeks have seen us largely complete the restructuring of the corporate bond due in 2017. We are well positioned for a successful future particularly in the solar market, and are heading in the right direction.”
SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES will effect the capital increase for cash approved by the Extraordinary General Meeting on 16 February 2016 in the next few weeks. All shareholders will thus be offered the opportunity to invest in the company. The capital increase for cash will further boost our equity ratio, our liquidity situation will improve thanks to these proceeds and we will have the necessary funds to finance future projects.
This document and the information contained herein are for information purposes only and do not constitute a prospectus or an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of Singulus Technologies AG (the 'Company') in the United States or in any other jurisdiction. This announcement may not be published, distributed or transmitted, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan or South Africa. The securities of the Company may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the 'Securities Act'). The securities of the Company have not been, and will not be, registered under the Securities Act or under the applicable securities laws of Australia, Canada, Japan or South Africa. The distribution of this announcement may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions and persons into whose possession any document or other information referred to herein comes should inform themselves about and observe any such restrictions. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. Any potential offer will be made exclusively through and on the basis of a published prospectus.
Any offer will be made exclusively through and on the basis of a prospectus that must be published in Germany as supplemented by additional information related to the offer outside of Germany.
This announcement may include statements that are, or may be deemed to be, 'forward-looking statements'. These forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, including the terms 'believes', 'estimates', 'plans', 'projects', 'anticipates', 'expects', 'intends', 'may', 'will' or 'should' or, in each case, their negative or other variations or comparable terminology, or by discussions of strategy, plans, objectives, goals, future events or intentions. Forward-looking statements may and often do differ materially from actual results. Any forward-looking statements reflect the Company's current view with respect to future events and are subject to risks relating to future events and other risks, uncertainties and assumptions relating to the Company's business, results of operations, financial position, liquidity, prospects, growth or strategies. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made. The Company does not assume, and expressly disclaims, any obligations or undertaking to update, review or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.
About SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG
SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES is an engineering company and develops and builds machines for economic and resource-efficient production processes. The range of use of the machines built by SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES include vacuum thin-film and plasma coating, wet-chemical cleaning and etching processes as well as thermal processing technology.
For all machines, processes and applications SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES utilizes its know-how in the areas of automation and process technology in order to provide additional, attractive work areas with innovative products next to the existing application areas of Solar, Semiconductors and Optical Disc.