Jena, 22 October 2010 – GSI Commerce Solutions Inc. has presented Intershop Communications AG with a request for calling an extraordinary general meeting in accordance with Section 122, Paragraph 1 of the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG). The shareholder owns a 5 % share of equity, the required quorum.
The only point on the agenda will be the election of two new Supervisory Board members to replace the Supervisory Board members Günter Lorenz and Dr. Herbert May who were appointed by Jena District Court and whose appointment by the court would terminate at the end of the extraordinary general meeting.
The Board of Management of Intershop Communications AG will consider this request and if appropriate call an extraordinary general meeting at short notice. The invitation would be published in the Electronic Federal Gazette (Bundesanzeiger) as well as on the company website. The meeting would most likely take place at the end of 2010 or the beginning of 2011 in compliance with the statutory deadlines.
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.