Comverse Technology, Inc. Holding Company Agrees To Be Acquired By Verint Systems Inc.; Transaction To Follow The Planned Spin-Off Of Comverse, Inc.
About Comverse Technology, Inc.
CTI, through its wholly-owned subsidiary CNS, is the world's leading provider of software and systems enabling converged billing and active customer management and value-added voice, messaging and mobile Internet services. CNS' extensive customer base spans more than 125 countries and covers over 450 communication service providers serving more than two billion subscribers. CTI also holds majority ownership positions in Verint (Nasdaq:VRNT) and privately-held Starhome.
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Other Important InformationThis press release does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale. In connection with the merger, CTI and Verint expect to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission a joint proxy statement/prospectus as part of a registration statement regarding the proposed transaction. Investors and security holders are urged to read the joint proxy statement/prospectus because it will contain important information about CTI and Verint and the proposed transaction. Investors and security holders may obtain a free copy of the definitive joint proxy statement/prospectus and other documents when filed by CTI and Verint with the Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov or www.cmvt.com or www.verint.com . Investors and security holders are urged to read the joint proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant material when they become available before making any voting or investment decisions with respect to the merger. In connection with the previously announced spin-off, a definitive proxy statement for CTI's shareholders would need to be filed with the SEC and CTI would also mail a final proxy statement to its shareholders. BEFORE MAKING ANY VOTING DECISION WITH RESPECT TO SUCH SPIN-OFF, CTI's SHAREHOLDERS AND INVESTORS ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT AND OTHER DOCUMENTS TO BE FILED WITH THE SEC CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY, IF AND WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE, BECAUSE THEY WOULD CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSED DISTRIBUTION. Investors and security holders can obtain, without charge, a copy of the proxy statement relating to the proposed spin-off (if and when available), as well as other relevant documents containing important information about CTI, at the SEC's website ( http://www.sec.gov ). You may also read and copy any reports, statements and other information filed by CTI at the SEC public reference room at 100 F. Street, N.E. Washington D.C 20549. Please call the SEC at 1−800−SEC−0330 for further information. CTI and its directors, executive officers and other members of its management and employees may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from its shareholders in connection with the proposed spin-off. Information concerning the interests of CTI's participants in the solicitation for the proposed spin-off is set forth in CTI's Annual Reports on Form 10−K, previously filed with the SEC and would be set forth in the definitive proxy statement relating to the spin-off if and when it becomes available.
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