West Marine Stockholders Approve Acquisition by Monomoy Capital Partners
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Special Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release includes “forward-looking” information (as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995), including statements that are predictive or express expectations that depend on future events or conditions that involve risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include, among other things, the satisfaction of the conditions precedent to the consummation of the proposed acquisition and other statements regarding the proposed transaction. West Marine’s expectations and beliefs regarding these matters may not materialize, and actual results in future periods are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected, including but not limited to:
- the potential difficulties in employee retention due to the announcement and pendency of the proposed transaction;
- the response of customers, vendors, suppliers and business partners to the announcement of the proposed transaction;
- litigation in respect of either company or the merger; and
- disruption from the merger making it more difficult to maintain certain important relationships.
The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are also subject to other risks and uncertainties, including the risk factors set forth in West Marine’s annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended
Contact: West Marine, Inc.
Jeffrey Lasher, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer