SOURCE: Chordiant

February 20, 2007 09:00 ET

Chordiant Software Stockholders Approve Reverse Stock Split

CUPERTINO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 20, 2007 -- Chordiant Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHRD), the leading provider of Customer Experience (Cx™) software and services, today announced that at a special meeting on February 15, 2007, stockholders, by a vote of 64 percent of the common shares outstanding in favor, approved a reverse stock split of the Company's common stock such that each outstanding two and one half (2.5) shares of common stock would be combined into and become one (1) share. The Company expects that the reverse stock split will be reflected on the NASDAQ Global Stock Market on Tuesday morning, February 20th.

As of November 30, 2006, there were 80,270,856 shares of Chordiant's common stock outstanding. With a 1 for 2.5 shares reverse stock split, the outstanding shares of common stock post reverse stock split would equal 32,108,342. The reverse stock split affects all of Chordiant's outstanding common stock and stock options.

"We believe the reverse stock split is in the best interests of Chordiant and its shareholders and will improve the trading liquidity in Chordiant's common stock. We are proud of Chordiant's financial progress and believe the reverse stock split is one more step in our process of delivering long-term shareholder value," said Steven R. Springsteel, chairman and chief executive officer.

About Chordiant Software, Inc.

Chordiant helps leading global brands such as HSBC, Barclay's, CIBC and Capital One deliver the best possible customer experience. Unlike traditional business applications, Chordiant Customer Experience (Cx) solutions blend insight with predictive desktop decisioning to uniquely understand the customer's behavior. This deeper understanding cultivates a lasting, one-to-one relationship that aligns the most appropriate value proposition to each consumer. With Chordiant Cx solutions, customer loyalty, operational productivity and profitability reach new levels of return. For more information, visit Chordiant at

Chordiant is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

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Chordiant and the Chordiant logo are registered trademarks of Chordiant Software, Inc. The Customer Experience Company and Cx are trademarks of Chordiant Software, Inc. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • Chordiant Investor Relations Contact:
    Steve Polcyn
    Chordiant Software, Inc.
    (408) 517-6282
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