Jena, February 12, 2010 – A group of 12 shareholders has presented Intershop Communications AG with a request, calling for an extraordinary general meeting in accordance with Section 122, Paragraph 1 of the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG). The shareholders own a 5% share of equity, the required quorum.
Points on the agenda are the early removal of Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board Michael Sauer, effective as of the end of the extraordinary general meeting and the election of a new Supervisory Board member by the general meeting. Other points are the decision on the shareholders’ request to carry out a special audit of Supervisory Board member Michael Sauer’s administration and the appointment of a special auditor.
The Board of Management of Intershop Communications AG will shortly call the extraordinary general meeting for the end of March 2010 and publish all relevant obligatory details.
Intershop Communications AG (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISH2) is the leading independent provider of omni-channel commerce solutions. Intershop offers high-performance packaged software for internet sales, complemented by all necessary services. Intershop also acts as a business process outsourcing provider, covering all aspects of online retailing up to fulfillment. Around the globe more than 300 enterprise customers, including HP, BMW, Würth, and Deutsche Telekom run Intershop solutions. Intershop is headquartered in Jena, Germany, and has offices in the United States, Europe, Australia, and China. More information about Intershop can be found online at www.intershop.com.
This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial and operational performance of Intershop. Actual events or performance may differ materially from those contained or implied in such forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties that could lead to such difference could include, among other things: Intershop's limited operating history, the unpredictability of future revenues and expenses and potential fluctuations in revenues and operating results, significant dependence on large single customer deals, consumer trends, the level of competition, seasonality, risks related to electronic security, possible governmental regulation, and general economic conditions.