LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE:LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products, announced today that it will hold its annual general meeting of shareholders at 10:00 a.m., Hong Kong time, on Monday, September 17, 2012 at its Hong Kong office located at Unit 15, 35th Floor, West Tower, Shun Tak Centre, 200 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong.
Only holders of record of LDK Solar’s ordinary shares at the close of business on Friday, August 17, 2012, New York City time, are entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the annual general meeting to be held on September 17, 2012, or any adjournment or postponement thereof.
LDK Solar's 2011 Annual Report, including the notice of annual general meeting and the proposed resolutions to be considered and, if thought fit, adopted at the annual general meeting, is available on LDK Solar's website at http://www.ldksolar.com. LDK Solar also submitted a report on Form 6-K on August 1, 2012 to the SEC that contains such annual report and notice of annual general meeting, which is available on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov.
If you are a holder of ordinary shares of LDK Solar and require a hard copy of LDK Solar's 2011 Annual Report and notice of annual general meeting, LDK Solar will mail a copy to you free of charge. Please send your request by mail, email or telephone to either of the following:
LDK Solar Co., Ltd.
Unit 15, 35th Floor, West Tower
Shun Tak Centre
200 Connaught Road Central
Attn: CFO and Secretary
Tel: (852) 2291-6059
LDK Solar USA, Inc.
1290 Oakmead Parkway
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Attn: CFO and Secretary
Tel: (408) 245-0858
Because the annual general meeting will be held on September 17, 2012 in Hong Kong, LDK Solar recommends that you submit such request for hard copies of LDK Solar's 2011 Annual Report and notice of annual general meeting by August 15, 2012 to ensure timely delivery and to allow yourself sufficient time to review the 2011 Annual Report and proposed resolutions for the annual general meeting.
NOTICE TO HOLDERS OF AMERICAN DEPOSITARY SHARES. If you are a holder of LDK Solar's American depositary shares, or ADSs, the depositary, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., will set a record date to establish the holders of ADSs entitled to provide it with voting instructions with respect to the annual general meeting. If you are a registered holder of ADSs on such record date, the depositary will forward to you information regarding such meeting and ask you to provide it with your voting instructions with respect to the shares represented by your ADSs. Holders of LDK Solar’s ADSs who wish to exercise their voting rights for the underlying shares must act through the depository. For your voting instructions to be valid, you must comply with the instructions provided by or on behalf of the depositary, and the depositary must receive your voting instructions in the manner and on or before the date specified. The depositary will try, as far as practical, subject to the provisions of or governing the underlying shares, to vote or to have its agents vote the shares as you instruct. The depositary will only vote or attempt to vote as you instruct. The depositary will not itself exercise any voting discretion. Furthermore, neither the depositary nor its agents are responsible for any failure to carry out any voting instructions, for the manner in which any vote is cast or for the effect of any vote.