Additional Information About the Proposed Merger and Where You Can Find ItIn connection with the proposed merger with Actian, Versant has filed a definitive proxy statement and other relevant materials with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). BEFORE MAKING ANY DECISION WITH RESPECT TO THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION, SHAREHOLDERS OF VERSANT ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT AND THE OTHER RELEVANT MATERIALS FILED BY VERSANT WITH THE SEC BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION. The definitive proxy statement and the other relevant materials, and any other documents filed by Versant with the SEC, may be obtained free of charge at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. In addition, shareholders of Versant may obtain free copies of the documents filed with the SEC by contacting Versant Investor Relations at (650) 232-2400, Attn: Jerry Wong, or Versant Corporation, 255 Shoreline Drive, Suite 450 Redwood City, California 94065, USA and may obtain a free copy of the proxy statement at the Versant Investor Relations website at http://www.versant.com/company/investor-relations/sec-filings. You may also read and copy any reports, statements and other information filed by Versant with the SEC at the SEC public reference room at 100 F Street, N.E. Room 1580, Washington, D.C. 20549. Please call the SEC at 1-800-SEC-0330 or visit the SEC's website for further information on its public reference room. Versant and its executive officers and directors may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from Versant shareholders in favor of the proposed transaction. Certain executive officers and directors of Versant have interests in the transaction that may differ from the interests of shareholders generally, including without limitation acceleration of vesting of stock options and restricted stock units, benefits conferred under retention, severance and change in control arrangements, and continuation of director and officer insurance and indemnification. These interests are described in the definitive proxy statement referenced above and the other relevant documents filed with the SEC.