中星微宣布召开特别股东大会(含委托说明书和2014年报20-F下载链接)

北京, 2015年11月5日星期四--中星微电子(NASDAQ: VIMC)(“中星微”或“公司”), 一家纳斯达克上市的安防技术和解决方案提供商, 今天宣布公司将于2015年12月15日上午10点(香港时间),在香港中环皇后大道中15号置地广场告罗士打大厦26层召开特别股东大会,讨论并表决此前宣布的由公司与Vimicro China (Parent) Limited (“母公司”)和Vimicro China Acquisition Limited (“合并子公司”),于2015年9月15日签署的协议和合并计划(“合并协议”,根据其条款可能经修订),并须提交开曼群岛公司注册处登记的合并计划(见合并协议附件A),以及包括合并(定义见下文)在内的此次交易。
根据合并协议和合并计划,合并子公司将并入中星微(“合并”),中星微将继续存续。如果完成,此次合并将会使公司成为一家私有公司,并且其美国存托股票(“ADS”,每份ADS代表四股普通股股份) 将不再在纳斯达克股票市场挂牌交易,相关的美国存托股票计划亦将终止。根据公司董事会设立的完全由独立董事组成的特别委员会的一致建议,董事会做出决议批准合并协议、合并计划以及包括合并在内的此次交易,并建议公司股东以及ADS持有人投票批准合并协议、合并计划以及包括合并在内的此次交易。
截至2015年12月3日开曼群岛营业时间结束时登记在册的公司普通股持有人有权参加并在特别股东大会上行使表决权。截至2015年11月10日纽约营业时间结束时登记在册的ADS持有人有权指示公司的美国存托股票存托机构J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.就其所持有的ADS所代表的普通股行使表决权。关于特别股东大会以及合并协议的进一步信息,请参阅向美国证券交易委员会(“SEC”)提交的13E-3交易说明书和相关修订,以及其附件委托说明书。这些文件以及其他关于公司、此次合并及相关事项可以通过SEC网站(www.sec.gov)获取,同时也可通过如下方式联络公司免费获取:
中星微电子 
投资者关系
电话:+86-10-5884-8898
电子邮件:ir@vimicro.com
我们建议股东和ADS持有人仔细全面地阅读这些资料以及向SEC提交的可供查阅的其他资料,因为这些资料将包含有关公司、此次合并及相关事项的重要信息。
根据SEC规则,公司及其部分董事、高级管理人员及其他管理层成员和雇员在向股东征求委托书时可被视作是此次合并的“参与者”。征求委托书过程中可能被视为“参与者”的相关人士的信息已在此次合并的委托说明书和13E-3交易说明书中列明。有关该部分潜在参与者直接或间接利益的其它信息也已在委托说明书中加以说明。
本公告并非一项征求委托书,也并非一份购买要约或对出售任何股份要约的征求,并且它也不能替代任何委托说明书或其他已提交或会提交至SEC的文件。

委托说明书(英文)和2014年年报(英文)可通过以下链接下载:

Proxy Statement for EGM 委托说明书
2014 Annual Report 年报


 (本文内容以中星微电子发布的英文新闻稿件为准)

About Vimicro International Corporation

Vimicro International Corporation (NASDAQ: VIMC) is a leading video surveillance technology and solution provider that designs, develops and markets a full range of video surveillance products and solutions to governments, private enterprises, and consumers in China. Vimicro co-developed SVAC (Surveillance Video and Audio Coding), the national video surveillance technological standard, which demonstrates its unique strengths in proprietary multimedia IC technology, making it a leader in China's fast-growing security and surveillance market. Vimicro is headquartered in Beijing, China and has subsidiaries and offices throughout China and in Silicon Valley. Vimicro's ADSs each represent four ordinary shares and are traded on the NASDAQ Global Market exchange under the ticker symbol "VIMC".

Forward-Looking Statements

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