Verint ® Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNT), a global leader in Actionable Intelligence® solutions and value-added services, today announced that it is scheduled to ring the NASDAQ Stock Market opening bell at 9:30 am EST on February 5, 2013 to celebrate its previously announced definitive agreement to acquire Comverse Technology, Inc.
Verint’s stockholder meeting to approve the transaction is scheduled for February 4, 2013.
“We look forward to completing the acquisition of the Comverse holding company and becoming a non-controlled and independent public company. Clarifying our ownership structure is a significant positive for Verint as we continue to focus on increasing shareholder value,” said Dan Bodner, CEO and President.
About Verint Systems Inc.Verint ® (NASDAQ: VRNT) is the global leader in Actionable Intelligence ® solutions and value-added services. Its extensive portfolio of Enterprise Intelligence Solutions™ and Security Intelligence Solutions™ helps worldwide organizations capture and analyze complex, underused information sources—such as voice, video and unstructured text—to enable more timely, effective decisions. More than 10,000 organizations in 150 countries, including over 85 percent of the Fortune 100, use Verint solutions to improve enterprise performance and make the world a safer place. Headquartered in New York and a member of the Russell 3000 Index, Verint has offices worldwide and an extensive global partner network. Learn more at www.verint.com. Cautions About Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding expectations, predictions, views, opportunities, plans, strategies, beliefs, and statements of similar effect relating to Verint Systems Inc. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and they are based on management's expectations that involve a number of risks and uncertainties, any of which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in or implied by the forward-looking statements. Some of the factors that could cause actual future results or conditions to differ materially from current expectations include: risks associated with the planned merger (the "Merger") with our controlling stockholder, CTI, pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Agreement and Plan of Merger we executed on August 12, 2012, including risks associated with our and CTI's ability to satisfy the conditions and terms of the Merger, and to execute the Merger in the estimated timeframe, or at all, and the issuance of shares of our common stock in connection with the Merger; uncertainties regarding the expected benefits of the Merger; risks arising as a result of unknown or unexpected CTI obligations or liabilities assumed upon completion of the Merger, or as a result of parties obligated to provide us with indemnification being unwilling or unable to stand behind such obligations; risks associated with any litigation against us or our directors or officers that we may face, or any litigation against counterparties that we may inherit, in connection with the Merger; risks associated with CTI's current ability to control our board of directors and the outcome of matters submitted for stockholder action; and risks associated with being a consolidated subsidiary of CTI and formerly part of CTI's consolidated tax group. We assume no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statement, except as otherwise required by law. For a detailed discussion of these risk factors, see our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2012, our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended October 31, 2012, and other filings we make with the SEC.