BEIJING, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HiSoft Technology International Limited, ("HiSoft" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: HSFT), a leading China-based provider of outsourced information technology and research and development services headquartered in Dalian, China, today announced that its annual general meeting of shareholders will be held at 9:00 a.m. Beijing/ Hong Kong time on October 15, 2012 ( 9:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Daylight Time on October 14, 2012) at Fangda Partner, Beijing Office, located at 21/F, China World Tower, 1 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Beijing 100004, P.R. China.
Shareholders of record at the close of the business on September 4, 2012 are entitled to vote at the annual general meeting and any adjournment thereof.
Items to be discussed at the annual general meeting can be found in the proxy statement to be issued by the Company. Proxy materials, including the proxy form and voting card for the completion by shareholders, can be found on the "Shareholder Services" page available under the "Investors" tab of HiSoft's website at http://www.hisoft.com.
THIS MEETING DOES NOT RELATE TO THE PROPOSED MERGER WITH VANCEINFO TECHNOLOGIES INC. ("VANCEINFO"), AND DOES NOT PERTAIN TO ANY VOTE ON ANY PROPOSALS RELATED TO ANY TRANSACTIONS RELATED TO THE PROPOSED MERGER AT THIS TIME.On August 10, 2012, the Company announced that it has signed a definitive merger agreement with VanceInfo, under which the companies will be combined in an all-stock merger of equals. Matters relating to the proposed merger are not being submitted for approval by the shareholders of the Company at this AGM - a separate extraordinary general meeting ("EGM") of the Company will be convened at a later time for approval by the shareholders of the Company of such matters. In connection with the proposed merger, HiSoft has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") a registration statement on Form F-4 (Registration File No. 333-183688) that included a preliminary joint proxy statement of the company and a preliminary prospectus of HiSoft, and information regarding such EGM, subject to review and comments by the SEC and further changes. The Company urges investors and shareholders to read the preliminary joint proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant documents that has been filed with the SEC, as well as any future amendment to the Form F-4 that will be filed with the SEC, carefully and in their entirety when they become available because they contain important information about the proposed merger. Investors and shareholders may obtain free copies of the preliminary joint proxy statement/prospectus and other documents containing important information about the Company and VanceInfo (including the definitive joint proxy statement/prospectus), once such documents are filed with the SEC, through the website maintained by the SEC at www.sec.gov. About HiSoft Technology International Limited HiSoft Technology International Limited (NASDAQ: HSFT) is a leading China-based provider of outsourced information technology and research and development services headquartered in Dalian, China. HiSoft provides its services to leading companies around the world through a combination of onshore and offshore delivery capabilities. HiSoft leverages its skilled technology specialists and client-centric delivery centers to offer customers reliable and high-quality technology solutions. For more information about HiSoft, please visit http://www.hisoft.com. For investor and media inquiries please contact: In China: Ross WarnerHiSoft Technology International LimitedTel: +86-10-5987-5865Email: firstname.lastname@example.org