ICON-PLC (ICLR) Shareholders Vote in Favour of all Resolutions at Its Extraordinary General Meeting Relating to the Proposed Conversion to a Direct Listing of ICON's Shares on NASDAQ
12/18/2012 9:27:12 AM
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ICON plc, (NASDAQ:ICLR) (ISIN:IE0005711209), a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, today announced that all resolutions recommended by the Board at the Extraordinary General Meeting (“EGM”) of the Company, held on 17th December 2012, were duly passed by shareholders. These resolutions, relating to the proposed conversion to a direct NASDAQ listing for ICON Shares, were set out in the Notice of the EGM sent to shareholders on 16th November 2012 and are available on the ICON plc website. Consequently, the date of delisting from the Irish Stock Exchange is expected to be 30th January 2013 and the expected date of the termination of the current ADR programme is 1st February 2013. The direct trading of ICON Shares on NASDAQ is expected to commence on 4th February 2013.
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