Jena, January 25, 2007 – Intershop Communications AG (Prime Standard: ISH2) today announced that a minority shareholders’ group with a joint stakeholding of 6.98 % demanded to prepone the annual general meeting and, if not, to summon an extraordinary meeting. The company is currently evaluating this demand.
The minority shareholders, in detail, demand to resolve, as part of the next meeting’s agenda, on changes in the supervisory board as well as on special audits on certain contracts. The time of office of all supervisory board members regularly expires at end of the next ordinary general meeting.
Dr. Juergen Schoettler, Intershop’s CEO, commented that the company is willing to have discussions with this shareholder minority group and that he is confident to solve all issues raised with the company’s shareholders until the next general meeting.
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.