ADVA AG Optical Networking
FRANKFURT : ADV

January 19, 2012 22:51 ET

ADVA AG Optical Networking: Ad hoc: ADVA Optical Networking Plans to Convert into a European Company (SE)

MARTINSRIED, GERMANY and MUNICH, GERMANY--(Marketwire - Jan 19, 2012) - The Management Board and the Supervisory Board of ADVA AG Optical Networking resolved today to propose to the upcoming Annual General Meeting on May 24, 2012 the transformation of the Company into a European Company (Societas Europaea, SE, a public limited-liability company under European law) named ADVA Optical Networking SE.

The Management Board considers an SE legal entity to be a modern legal form for a global corporation with headquarters in Europe.

The Company's registered offices and headquarters will remain in Germany for the foreseeable future.

In the invitation to the upcoming Annual General Meeting to be published in April, ADVA Optical Networking will provide its shareholders with more detailed information on the conversion of the Company's legal form.

Published by: ADVA AG Optical Networking, Martinsried/Munich and Meiningen, Germany www.advaoptical.com

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Source: ADVA AG Optical Networking via Thomson Reuters ONE

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