ISS建议Leaf集团股东批准Graham Holdings的收购和所有相关提案

05/25/21

Leaf Group Ltd.(纽约证券交易所代码:Leaf)是一家多元化消费互联网公司,该公司今天宣布,机构亚博yabo股东服务公司(ISS)已建议股东投票批准其与格雷厄姆控股公司(纽约证券交易所代码:Leaf)的合并协议。GHC)(“格雷厄姆控股”)。

Leaf Group董事会主席Deborah A. Benton评论道:

“利夫集团很高兴国际空间站已经认识到这一交易给我们的股东带来了重大的直接和确定的价值。他们的分析支持了董事会的结论,即与继续独立运营可能产生的潜在价值相比,此次合并协议对Leaf Group的股东来说绝对是一个更好的结果。董事会继续一致建议公司股东投票批准合并协议。”

此外,ISS在其报告中建议股东批准Leaf Group的相关提案, including the non-binding advisory proposal to approve the compensation of the company’s executive officers in connection with the merger with Graham Holdings and the adjournment of Leaf Group’s special meeting of shareholders in the event there are insufficient votes to approve the merger at the time of the special meeting.

聆风集团董事会提醒股东,他们的投票至关重要,每一票都很重要。董事会强烈建议Leaf Group股东按照其代理卡上的指示投票批准合并协议和所有相关提案。

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关于叶组

亚博yaboLeaf Group Ltd.(纽约证券交易所代码:Leaf)是一家多元化的消费互联网公司,致力于打造持久的、由创意驱动的品牌,覆盖范围广泛且不断增长的生活方式类别,包括健身和健康(Well+Good、Li亚博彩票APPvestrong.com和MyPlate App),以及家居、艺术和设计(Saatchi art、Society6和Hunker)。欲了解更多关于Leaf Group的信息,请访问www.soulette.com

关于格雷厄姆控股公司

格雷厄姆控股公司(NYSE: GHC)是一家多元化的教育和媒体公司,业务包括教育服务;电视广播;在线、播客、印刷和地方电视新闻等内容;社交媒体广告服务;制造;汽车经销商;食肆及娱乐场所;自定义框架;家庭健康和临终关怀Graham Holdings旗下的Kaplan, Inc.提供各种各样的教育服务,包括美国国内和国外的教育服务。 Graham Holdings’ media operations comprise the ownership and operation of television broadcasting (through the ownership and operation of seven television broadcast stations) plus Slate and Foreign Policy magazines; and Pinna, an ad-free audio streaming service for children. Graham Holdings’ home health and hospice operations provide home health, hospice and palliative services. Graham Holdings’ manufacturing companies comprise the ownership of a supplier of pressure treated wood, an electrical solutions company, a manufacturer of lifting solutions, and a supplier of certain parts used in electric utilities and industrial systems. Graham Holdings also owns automotive dealerships, restaurants, a custom framing service company, a cybersecurity training company, a marketing solutions provider, and a customer data and analytics software company.

附加信息和在哪里找到它

此沟通涉及涉及本公司根据合并协定和计划的拟议合并(“合并”),截至4月3日,2021年4月3日,公司,格雷厄姆控股和Pacifica Merger Sub,Inc。,A全资拥有的格雷厄姆控股子公司(“合并协议”),可被视为拟议合并的征求材料。与拟议的合并有关,该公司将相关材料提交了美国证券交易委员会(“仲裁”),包括关于附表14A的代理声明(“代理声明”)。代理声明提交了第二届,并于2021年5月6日首次邮寄到公司股东。该沟通不是代理声明或本公司可以提交的任何其他文件的替代品或发送给的任何其他文件Company’s stockholders in connection with the proposed Merger. BEFORE MAKING ANY VOTING DECISION, STOCKHOLDERS OF THE COMPANY ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT AND OTHER DOCUMENTS (INCLUDING ANY AMENDMENTS OR SUPPLEMENTS THERETO) FILED WITH THE SEC CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE COMPANY, THE PROPOSED MERGER AND RELATED MATTERS. Stockholders will be able to obtain free copies of the Proxy Statement and other documents filed by the Company with the SEC through the website maintained by the SEC atwww.sec.gov.公司向美国证券交易委员会提交的文件副本也可在公司网站免费获得,网址为www.soulette.com或通过联系公司的投资者关系联系人shawn.milne@leafgroup.com

参与征集活动的人士

的公司及其董事和高管和员工可能被视为参加征集代理的公司的股东的合并规则下秒。公司的董事和高管的信息和他们的股票的所有权公司普通股在年度报告形式提出10 - k截至今年12月31日,2020年,这是提交给美国证券交易委员会在2月25日,2021(修正案1号的修改,形成10 - k向SEC提交4月30日,2021年),其代理声明2020年年度股东大会,这是向SEC提交4月20日以及随后提交或将提交给SEC的文件,包括委托书。有关可能被视为参与代理请求的人士的资料,以及他们在合并中以证券持股或其他方式获得的直接和间接利益的描述,均载于代理声明内。任何此类额外信息将包括在其他相关材料中,并在获得时提交给SEC。如前所述,您可以获得这些文件的免费副本。

前瞻性陈述

该沟通凭借1995年私营证券诉讼改革法案的含义内的“前瞻性陈述”。该公司一般通过术语确定前瞻性陈述,如“5月”,“愿意”,“应该”,““计划”,“预期”,“愿,”“拟议”,“”目标“,”项目“,”冥想“,”相信“,”估计“,”预测“,”“潜力”或“继续”或负面这些术语或其他类似的单词。这些陈述只是预测。该公司基于这些前瞻性陈述,主要是其目前关于未来事件和财务趋势的预期和预测,以及管理层的信仰和假设。前瞻性陈述受到许多风险和不确定性的影响,其中许多涉及超出公司控制的因素或情况。The Company’s actual results could differ materially from those stated or implied in forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including but not limited to: (i) risks associated with the Company’s ability to obtain the stockholder approval required to consummate the proposed Merger and the timing of the closing of the proposed Merger, including the risks that a condition to closing would not be satisfied within the expected timeframe or at all or that the closing of the proposed Merger will not occur; (ii) the outcome of any legal proceedings that may be instituted against the parties and others related to the Merger Agreement; (iii) the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstance or condition that could give rise to the termination of the Merger Agreement; (iv) unanticipated difficulties or expenditures relating to the proposed Merger, the response of business partners and competitors to the announcement of the proposed Merger, and/or potential difficulties in employee retention as a result of the announcement and pendency of the proposed Merger; (v) the response of Company stockholders to the Merger Agreement; and (vi) those risks detailed in the Company’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K (as amended by the Amendment No. 1 to such Form 10-K) and subsequent reports filed with the SEC, as well as other documents that may be filed by the Company from time to time with the SEC. Accordingly, you should not rely upon forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. The Company cannot assure you that the events and circumstances reflected in the forward-looking statements will be achieved or occur, and actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements made in this communication relate only to events as of the date on which the statements are made. Except as required by applicable law or regulation, the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which the statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

投资者联系方式:
肖恩·米尔恩
投资者关系
415-264-3419
shawn.milne@leafgroup.com

媒体联系人:
约翰克里斯琴森/内特·约翰逊
Sard Verbinnen公司
415 - 618 8750/310 - 201 - 2040
LeafGroup-SVC@sardverb.com

Sharna Daduk
副总裁、通信
Sharna.daduk@leafgroup.com


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