BOSTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMICAS, Inc. , a leader in image and information management solutions, today announced that it will convene and adjourn its Special Meeting of Stockholders to consider and vote on the pending merger agreement with an affiliate of Thoma Bravo, LLC. The Company will adjourn the meeting pursuant to an order issued today by the Superior Court of Suffolk County, Massachusetts in connection with the litigation described in the Company's definitive proxy statement mailed to its stockholders on or about January 19, 2010.
The Special Meeting will reconvene on Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 9:00 a.m., local time, and at a later date if ordered by the Court, at the Company's offices at 20 Guest Street, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02135. The record date for shareholders entitled to vote at the meeting remains January 15, 2010.
The AMICAS Board of Directors continues to unanimously recommend in favor of the Thoma Bravo transaction. AMICAS has been advised that Thoma Bravo continues to remain fully committed to the transaction. AMICAS expects to complete the transaction in a timely manner, immediately following the Special Meeting of Stockholders.
The Company noted that shareholders who have previously voted may change their vote, but need not vote again. Any AMICAS shareholders who have questions or require assistance voting their shares should contact the Company's proxy solicitor, Innisfree M&A Incorporated, toll-free at (888) 750-5834.
Information regarding the solicitation of proxies
In connection with the proposed transaction, AMICAS has filed a proxy statement and relevant documents concerning the proposed transaction with the SEC. Shareholders of AMICAS are urged to read the proxy statement and other relevant materials because they contain important information about AMICAS and the proposed transaction. Shareholders may obtain a free copy of the proxy statement and any other relevant documents filed by AMICAS with the SEC at the SEC's Web site at www.sec.gov. In addition, shareholders may obtain free copies of the documents filed with the SEC by AMICAS by contacting AMICAS Investor Relations by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 617-779-7892.
Cautionary statement regarding forward-looking statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of that term in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements regarding the expected benefits of the proposed transaction, future performance, and the completion of the transaction. These statements are based on the current expectations of management of AMICAS, involve certain risks, uncertainties, and assumptions that are difficult to predict, and are based upon assumptions as to future events that may not prove accurate. Therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed herein. There are a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements included in this press release many of which are beyond AMICAS' ability to control or predict. For example, among other things, the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstances that could give rise to the termination of the Merger Agreement; the outcome of any legal proceedings that have been or may be instituted against AMICAS and others relating to the transaction; the inability to complete the transaction due to the failure to obtain stockholder approval or the failure to satisfy other conditions to consummation of the transaction; the failure of the transaction to close for any other reason; the amount of the costs, fees, expenses and charges related to the transaction and the actual terms of certain financings that will be obtained for the transaction; and other risks detailed in AMICAS' current filings with the SEC, including its most recent filings on Forms 10-Q and 10-K, which are available at www.sec.gov. All forward-looking statements in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and are made only as of the date of this release. AMICAS is under no obligation (and expressly disclaims any such obligation) to update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
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