June 12, 2009 11:54 ET

EVS Broadcast Equipment S.A. shareholders approve the cancellation of 250,000 shares

OUGRÉE, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - June 12, 2009) -

Regulated information

Liège (Belgium), June 12, 2009 - Shareholders of EVS Broadcast Equipment S.A. (Euronext Brussels: EVS.BR, Bloomberg: EVS BB, Reuters: EVSB.BR) (PINKSHEETS: EVBEF), approved the following elements during the postponed Extraordinary General Meeting held this Friday, June 12, 2009:

* Renewal of authorizations relating to share buyback

* Cancellation of 250,000 own shares

* Modifications of the statutes of the company relating to the notifications of major holdings, the committees of the Board of Directors and the formalities concerning the attendance to General Meetings.

The third point of the agenda, relating to the issuance of 200,000 new warrants, has been postponed to a future General Meeting due to technical reasons.

New denominator (number of voting rights):

Following the cancellation of 250,000 shares, the capital of EVS Broadcast Equipment S.A. (unchanged at EUR 8,342,479), is now represented by 13,625,000 shares without designation of nominal value. This figure is also the unique denominator to be used for notifications of important shareholdings (thresholds are 3%, 5% and any multiple of 5%, up and down).

Corporate Calendar:
Thursday July 16, 2009           Trading update on  2Q09 revenue
Thursday August 27, 2009          2Q09 earnings
Thursday November 12, 2009        3Q09 earnings

About EVS Group

EVS Broadcast Equipment designs, develops and markets professional digital equipment for Television. The company employs over 235 persons in 12 countries and sells its products to professionals of the video and audio sectors in more than 90 countries. EVS is a public company traded on Euronext Brussels: EVS, ISIN: BE0003820371. For more information, refer to EVS Broadcast is the world leader for Live TV Production Digital Disk Recorders and Related Software Applications, especially in the field of sports. The company's dedicated hardware and software suite offer a complete production platform: live slow motion (LSM), high speed slow motion, replay only, clips generation, quick clips editing, real-time SD/HD video files transfer, time delay, multi- camera recording, metadata association, graphics storage and play- out, digital transmission, multi-format ingest and play-back, audio record & edit, webcasting, mobile phone clipping. Main software applications like the "IP Director®" are running on the dedicated robust and flexible hardware the "XT[2]® Platform". The world's leading broadcasters, such as NBC, BSkyB, FOX, RTBF, RTL, NHK, CANAL+, ABC, ESPN, TF1, CCTV, PBS, CBS, BBC, ZDF, Channel7, RAI, TVE, NEP, MEDIAPRO, EUROMEDIA, BEXEL, ALFACAM and many others use EVS' solutions. EVS 47,2% affiliate XDC is pioneering Digital Cinema Logistics and Play-out and operates between the movies distributors and exhibitors. XDC has installed more than 400 digital screens throughout Europe in Germany, Sweden, France, Austria, Portugal, UK, Belgium, etc.

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Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:
    Jacques GALLOY
    Director & CFO
    Geoffroy d'OULTREMONT
    Investor Relations & Corporate Communications Manager
    EVS Broadcast Equipment S.A.
    Liege Science Park, 16 rue du Bois
    Saint-Jean, B-4102 Ougrée (Liège), Belgium
    Tel: +32 4 361 70 14.
    Fax: + 32 4 361 70 89
    E-mail: Email Contact