Nasdaq GlobeNewswire

Concurrent Files Preliminary Proxy Statement for Proposed Sale of Content Delivery & Storage Business to Vecima Networks

Del

Board of Directors Announces Suspension of Dividends After Current Fiscal Quarter

ATLANTA, Oct. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Concurrent Computer Corporation (NASDAQ:CCUR) reported today that it has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a preliminary proxy statement in connection with the Asset Purchase Agreement executed on October 13, 2017 and announced on October 16, 2017, between Concurrent, as seller, and Vecima Networks Inc. (TSX:VCM), as purchaser.  The Asset Purchase Agreement contemplates the sale and transfer of all of Concurrent's assets and certain liabilities related to Concurrent's "content delivery and storage" business to Vecima for a purchase price of $29 million (subject to an adjustment for net working capital).  At closing, Concurrent's assets are expected to consist primarily of $67 million in working capital and Concurrent's remaining net operating loss carryforwards under federal, state, and foreign tax laws.

The Asset Purchase Agreement has been unanimously approved by Concurrent's Board of Directors.  As previously reported by Concurrent, the Board of Directors has formed an Investment Committee comprised of directors Wayne Barr, Robert Pons, and Steven Singer to evaluate options to maximize the value of Concurrent's remaining assets, including the proceeds of the proposed Vecima transaction.  

Certain stockholders of Concurrent, including all of the directors and officers of Concurrent that are stockholders (but solely in their capacity as stockholders) and JDS1, LLC, Concurrent's largest stockholder, have entered into a Voting Agreement (on a several and not joint and several basis, and not with each other) with Vecima regarding Asset Purchase Agreement.  So long as the Voting Agreement has not been terminated in accordance with its terms, the Voting Agreement requires the stockholder signatories thereto to vote in favor of Concurrent's consummation of the transactions contemplated by the Asset Purchase Agreement and against any action or proposal in favor of an alternative acquisition proposal.  As of October 13, 2017, the signatories to the Voting Agreement held, in the aggregate, approximately 17% of Concurrent's issued and outstanding common stock.  As of October 24, 2017, that amount had increased to approximately 20.5% of Concurrent's issued and outstanding common stock.  Investors and security holders may obtain a copy of the Voting Agreement, which is attached as Exhibit 99.2 to the Schedule 13D filed by Vecima on October 23, 2017, from the SEC's website at www.sec.gov and Concurrent's website at http://www.concurrent.com/about/investors/sec-filings/. 

Dividend Policy

The Board of Directors has determined that Concurrent will make the regularly scheduled quarterly dividend payment of $0.12 per share of common stock on December 28, 2017 to stockholders of record as of December 14, 2017.  In addition, the Board of Directors has determined to suspend future dividends after the December 28, 2017 dividend.  The Board of Directors' determined to suspend Concurrent's quarterly dividend following the payment of the December 28, 2017 dividend to preserve Concurrent's liquidity while the Investment Committee considers potential acquisition targets and alternative uses of Concurrent's remaining assets, including the proceeds of the Vecima transaction.  The Board of Directors will continue to regularly assess Concurrent's allocation of capital and evaluate whether and when to reinstate the quarterly dividend. 

Forward Looking Statements

Certain statements in this communication constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are often identified by words such as "anticipate," "believe," "intend," "estimate," "expect," "see," "continue," "could," "can," "may," "will," "likely," "depend," "should," "would," "plan," "predict," "target," and similar expressions, and may include references to assumptions and relate to Concurrent's future prospects, developments and business strategies. Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this communication are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that may cause Concurrent's actual results to be materially different from such forward-looking statements and could materially adversely affect its business, financial condition, operating results and cash flows. These risks and uncertainties include the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstances that could give rise to the termination of the Asset Purchase Agreement; the failure to obtain the approval of Concurrent's stockholders or required third party consents or the failure to satisfy any of the other closing conditions to the Asset Purchase Agreement; potential disruption of management's attention from Concurrent's ongoing business operations due to the transaction; the effect of the announcement of the Asset Purchase Agreement on the ability of Concurrent to retain and hire key personnel and maintain relationships with its customers, suppliers and others with whom it does business, or on its operating results and business generally; general business conditions; changes in overall economic conditions that impact consumer spending; the impact of competition; and other factors which are often beyond the control of Concurrent, as well other risks listed in the preliminary proxy statement filed on October 27, 2017 or Concurrent's Form 10-K filed September 20, 2017 with the Securities and Exchange Commission and risks and uncertainties not presently known to Concurrent or that Concurrent currently deems immaterial. Concurrent wishes to caution you that you should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they were made. Concurrent does not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements, except as required by law.

Important Additional Information and Where to Find It

In connection with the proposed transaction with Vecima, Concurrent filed a preliminary proxy statement with the SEC on October 27, 2017.  A definitive proxy statement containing information about the proposed transaction with Vecima will be filed with the SEC and mailed to each Concurrent stockholder entitled to vote at the special meeting called for the purpose of, among other things, approving the proposed transaction with Vecima. BEFORE MAKING ANY VOTING DECISION, CONCURRENT'S STOCKHOLDERS ARE URGED TO CAREFULLY READ THE PROXY STATEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY WHEN IT BECOMES AVAILABLE AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION OR INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE THEREIN BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION AND THE PARTIES TO THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION.  Investors and security holders may obtain a free copy of the preliminary proxy statement and other documents that Concurrent files with the SEC (when available) from the SEC's website at www.sec.gov and Concurrent's website at http://www.concurrent.com/about/investors/sec-filings/. In addition, the preliminary proxy statement and other documents filed by Concurrent with the SEC (when available) may be obtained from Concurrent free of charge by directing a written request to Corporate Secretary, Concurrent Computer Corporation, 4375 River Green Parkway, Suite 100, Duluth, Georgia 30096. Phone: (678) 258-4000.

Derek Elder, director and Chief Executive Officer, Warren Sutherland, Chief Financial Officer, and certain other directors and officers of Concurrent, are or may be deemed participants in Concurrent's solicitation. Other than Mr. Elder, none of such participants owns in excess of 1% of Concurrent's common stock. Mr. Elder may be deemed to own approximately 2.3% of Concurrent's common stock. Additional information regarding such participants, including their direct or indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, is included in the preliminary proxy statement and will be included in the definitive proxy statement and other relevant documents to be filed with the SEC in connection with the transaction. Information relating to the foregoing can also be found in Concurrent's definitive proxy statement for its 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "2017 Proxy Statement"), which was filed with the SEC on October 2, 2017. To the extent that holdings of Concurrent's securities have changed, such changes have been or will be reflected on Statements of Change in Ownership on Form 4 filed with the SEC. The foregoing documents may be obtained free of charge from the SEC's website at www.sec.gov and Concurrent's website at http://www.concurrent.com/about/investors/sec-filings/.

Media Relations:

Sandra Dover
(678) 258-4112
Sandra.dover@concurrent.com

Investor Relations:

EVC Group, Inc.

Todd Kehrli
310-625-4462
tkehrli@evcgroup.com

Doug Sherk
415-652-9100 
dsherk@evcgroup.com 




This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions on behalf of Nasdaq Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Concurrent Computer Corporation via Globenewswire

Om Nasdaq GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq GlobeNewswire
Nasdaq GlobeNewswire
One Liberty Plaza - 165 Broadway
NY 10006 New York

+1 212 401 8700http://www.nasdaqomx.com

NASDAQ (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents.

Følg saker fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire

Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.

Siste saker fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire

Ondot’s Mobile Card Controls Provide Protection to Thousands of Banks from ATM Heist Threat17.8.2018 22:47Pressemelding

-Card controls counter threat of FBI’s warning on unlimited ATM cash out crime - Santa Clara, Calif., Aug. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- US mainstream media is reporting on a FBI warning to banks of an impending cybercrime wave targeting ATMs in which thieves seek to steal millions of dollars by using cloned cards for fraudulent withdrawals. Ondot, the global leader in mobile payments services, provides consumers a simple protection with mobile-based card controls that can restrict ATM transactions without completely shutting off the card for legitimate needs. Ondot’s mobile controls can give consumers the ability to restrict transactions specifically for ATMs while leaving their cards active for in-person purchases, eCommerce, and other purchases. By locking the account’s use at an ATM, consumers can work with their financial institution to ensure other security best practices are in place while knowing that even a spoofed card will be unable to withdraw cash. If emergency cash is need

SEMAFO: Armed Incident in Bobo Area17.8.2018 15:48Pressemelding

MONTREAL, Aug. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SEMAFO Inc. (TSX:SMF) (OMX:SMF) regrets to report that a bus transporting employees from the town of Bobo-Dioulasso to the Mana Mine in Burkina Faso was shot at by armed bandits this morning. In the exchange of fire between the policemen and bandits, one SEMAFO national employee and one sub-contractor employee lost their lives. Operations at the Mana Mine, located 80 kilometers from the incident, are not affected. Early analysis suggests that this incident and the armed incident that occurred in the Est region six days ago are unrelated. However, the Corporation will be increasing its security measures at Mana and take appropriate steps to ensure the safety of the mine and of its employees. The Corporation would like to express its sincere sympathy to families of the victims. About SEMAFO SEMAFO is a Canadian-based mining company with gold production and exploration activities in West Africa. The Corporation operates the Mana Mine in Burkina

ThalesNano Energy Introduces H-Genie™: Revolutionary Compact, High Pressure Hydrogen Gas Generation Platform for Chemists17.8.2018 11:00Pressemelding

Improves safety, expands chemistry, saves lives. BUDAPEST, Hungary and BOSTON, Aug. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ThalesNano Energy LLC today announced, at the 256th ACS conference (booth: 1615), the launch of the first in the series of revolutionary new gas generators, the H-Genie™. The H-Genie™ is a compact high pressure hydrogen generator designed to be used in any laboratory as a safer and simpler alternative to hydrogen cylinders. Capable of generating hydrogen at up to 1 NL/min and 100 bar (1450 psi), the system can help expand chemists’ limited hydrogenation chemistry capability by providing high purity hydrogen gas, on demand from water, to batch and flow reactors. Neal Langerman, Principal Scientist at Advanced Chemical Safety, comments: “The presence of cylinders of hydrogen raises the risk level of a lab. While the explosion or fire hazard can be mitigated with a gas cylinder cabinet, this takes precious floor space and does not eliminate the 1300 liters of flammable gas from

PayByPhone Supports Additional Languages16.8.2018 19:47Pressemelding

Drivers can now use the app in Spanish and Chinese VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Drivers who pay for their parking with the PayByPhone app can now use the app in Spanish, Traditional Chinese, and Simplified Chinese. Later this year, the leading mobile parking payment service will also be available in Punjabi. The support of multiple languages increases PayByPhone’s usability for its diverse consumer base, who are located across North America, Europe, and Australia. To gain access to the newly supported languages within PayByPhone, drivers can simply download the latest version of the app and set their iOS or Android device to their preferred language. “We’re excited to have expanded our language offerings beyond English and French,” said Barrie Arnold, Chief Commercial Officer, PayByPhone North America. “PayByPhone is available in many multicultural cities worldwide, and this update improves the app’s accessibility. PayByPhone has gained a global presen

Global Dairy Platform Announces Dairy Farmers of America CEO Rick Smith as New Board Chair16.8.2018 17:52Pressemelding

ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Dairy Platform (GDP), a pre-competitive collaboration of dairy sector organizations focused on encouraging the appropriate intake of nutrient-rich dairy foods and demonstrating the sector’s role in sustainable agriculture, today announced the appointment of Rick Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dairy Farmers of America as Chair of the Board of Directors. “It is truly an honor to serve as Chair of GDP’s Board of Directors,” noted Mr. Smith. “We are facing global food and health challenges that need short and long-term solutions. The work of GDP creates an avenue for collaborative action that demonstrates dairy’s valuable contribution to global food systems, healthy diets and sustainable livelihoods.” Mr. Smith will serve on the board along with Fonterra Co-operative Group Chief Executive Officer Mr. Miles Hurrell; China Mengniu Dairy Company Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Minfang (Jeffery) Lu; Ro

GridGain Systems Named to Inc. 500 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for Second Consecutive Year16.8.2018 09:00Pressemelding

GridGain Ranks 17th among Software Companies, 13th in San Francisco Metro Area FOSTER CITY, Calif., Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GridGain Systems, provider of enterprise-grade in-memory computing solutions based on Apache® Ignite™, today announced it has been named to the 37th annual Inc. 500 list, a highly regarded ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This is the second year in a row GridGain has been named to the list. GridGain’s rank of 158 on this year’s Inc. 500 list is up from number 187 last year. The company is ranked 17th among software companies, 13th in the San Francisco metro area, and 37th in the state of California. The Inc. 500 represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment – its independent small and midsized businesses. GridGain provides an in-memory computing platform that delivers speed, scale and high availability to data-intensive applications. Built on a memory-centric archite

I vårt presserom finner du alle våre siste saker, kontaktpersoner, bilder, dokumenter og annen relevant informasjon om oss.

Besøk vårt presserom