Company Mails Letter to Shareholders
MONTVALE, N.J., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Datascope Corp.
(Nasdaq: DSCP) today announced that Glass Lewis & Co., one of the nation's
leading independent proxy advisory firms, recommends that Datascope
shareholders re-elect the Board's nominees -- James J. Loughlin and William
L. Asmundson -- at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders on
Thursday, December 20, 2007. To follow Glass Lewis' recommendation,
Datascope shareholders should vote FOR the re-election of the Company's
nominees on the BLUE proxy card today.
In its December 10, 2007 report, Glass Lewis stated*:
-- " ... we do not believe that shareholders would be best served by
replacing directors [William] Asmundson and [James] Loughlin with the
Ramius Group's nominees."
-- " ... we do not believe that replacing directors Asmundson and Loughlin
with Dr. Dantzker and Mr. Fox would be the appropriate vehicle at this
time to serve shareholders' best interests."
-- " ... we also recognize that that [Mr. Asmundson's] seasoned experience
on this board could be a positive factor for shareholders."
-- " ... we maintain that shareholders should support the management
nominees ... "
Datascope also today sent the following letter to all shareholders from
Robert E. Klatell, Chairman of the Company's Nominations and Corporate
The full text of Datascope's letter follows:
December 12, 2007
VOTE THE BLUE PROXY CARD TODAY -
YOUR VOTE IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT
Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firm, Glass Le
|SOURCE Datascope Corp.|
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