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: ISHA) is an independent, internationally leading provider of omnichannel commerce solutions. The latter are available as cloud-based commerce-as-a-service solutions or as licensed models and combine the expertise from over 25 years of software development for online commerce. Upon request, Intershop orchestrates the entire omnichannel commerce process chain – from the design of online channels to the implementation of software to fulfillment. Around the globe more than 300 enterprise customers run Intershop solutions. Customers include large corporations such as HP, BMW, Würth and Deutsche Telekom as well as medium-sized enterprises. Intershop operates in Europe, the USA and the Asia-Pacific region.
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.